Birds of Colombia

    PASSERIFORMES: Turdidae (Thrushes)  
Genus: Catharus (6 species, 13 worldwide)

Orange-billed Nightingale-Thrush
Orange-billed Nightingale-Thrush (Catharus aurantiirostris phaeopleurus)
Sabaneta, Antioquia, Colombia
  Grey-headed race from southwest Costa Rica to north Colombia.

Orange-billed Nightingale-Thrush
Orange-billed Nightingale-Thrush (Catharus aurantiirostris aurantiirostris)
OcaƱa, Norte de Santander, Colombia  

Slaty-backed Nightingale-Thrush
Slaty-backed Nightingale-Thrush (Catharus fuscater)
Reserva Santa Helena, Costa Rica  

Veery (Catharus fuscescens fuscescens)
Chester County, Pennsylvania, United States  
Photograph by Kelly Colgan Azar     Copyright and usage info

{Northern migrant}.

Sclater's Nightingale-Thrush
Sclater's Nightingale-Thrush (Catharus maculatus maculatus)
Milpe Bird Sanctuary, Pichincha province, Ecuador  
Photograph by Tropical Birding (Nick Athanas)   © All Rights Reserved.

Split from the Spotted Nightingale-Thrush.

Grey-cheeked Thrush
Grey-cheeked Thrush (Catharus minimus)
Dry Tortugas National Park, Florida, USA  

{Northern migrant}. Note partial eye-ring vs. the much more common [Swainson's Thrush].

Swainson's Thrush
Swainson's Thrush (Catharus ustulatus)
La Romera, Itagui, Antioquia, Colombia  

{Northern migrant}. Note full eye-ring vs. the much less common [Grey-cheeked Thrush].
From front showing spots.

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