Catharus ustulatus Nuttall, 1840

Castro-Vargas, Fernando, Cruz-Mendivelso, Yerson, Ortega-Chamorro, Darwin & Palacino-Rodríguez, Fredy, 2020, Birds from northeastern Bogotá Savannah, Cundinamarca, Colombia, Check List 16 (5), pp. 1375-1391 : 1389

publication ID

https://doi.org/ 10.15560/16.5.1375

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5474799

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/A65E6110-FFEA-FFEB-FF3C-FEB7C7D6FC75

treatment provided by

Marcus

scientific name

Catharus ustulatus Nuttall, 1840
status

 

Catharus ustulatus Nuttall, 1840  

Figure 10F

New records. One individual flying around the native plantations in the ESNR on 14 April 2018. Since then, it has been seen between October and May with greater abundance (up to 20 individuals) in mid-October. We recorded this species systematically on 17 October 2018. and 14 Feb. 2019.

Identification. Black-spotted chest with large eyes, long thin legs, olive brown back and mottled white chest with brown, light brown eye ring, brown head sides with lighter anterior area, black peak with pink basal region, pink legs; immatures similar to adults but with dark brown terminal spots.

Remarks. We did not record any reproductive events. This species is a boreal migratory bird.

Distribution. From Alaska and northern Canada to northern Argentina.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Aves

Order

Passeriformes

Family

Turdidae

Genus

Catharus