Birds of Colombia

    PASSERIFORMES: Turdidae (Thrushes)  
Genus: Catharus (6 species, 12 worldwide)

Orange-billed Nightingale-Thrush
Orange-billed Nightingale-Thrush (Catharus aurantiirostris phaeopleurus)
Sabaneta, Antioquia, Colombia
  Very difficult to see well.

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Spotted Nightingale-Thrush (Catharus dryas)

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


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

Migratory. 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  

Migratory. Note full eye-ring vs. the much less common Grey-cheeked Thrush.

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