Species Details

@Imran Shah

Eyebrowed Thrush Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Turdus unicolor
Family : Turdidae
Order : Passeriformes
Class : Aves
Phylum : Chordata
Habitat : All kind of forests
Description : The Eyebrowed Thrush is an olive-brown bird whose male is a little different from the female (length 23 cm, weight 70 g, wing 12 cm, bill 2.2 cm, tarsus 3 cm, tail 9 cm). The male looks olive-brown from above and whitish from below except for its blue-grey throat and peachy-orange flanks. It has a white supercilium, blue-grey head and nape, crescent spot below the eyes, a few dark spots on the ear-covert and small white spots on chin. The female has paler ear-coverts, dark malar stripe, white throat, duller orange breast and flanks. Both sexes have brown irises, brown bill, and dark fleshy-brown legs and feet. The first winter male looks brighter and has much greyer ear-covert and upper breast. The first winter female has a fine white wing-bar on the greater-covert. It feeds on insects, larvae and snails from the ground and berries and other vegetable matters from the bush. It breeds in the summer.
Distribution in Bangladesh
description written by:Sharmin Rahman,Department of Zoology, Jagannath University,Dhaka;information source: Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh, Vol-26, iucnredlist.org;taxonomic checklist:P. M. Thompson and S. U. Chowdhury (2020). A checklist of birds of Bangladesh.Birds Bangladesh;photo credit: Imran Shah(www.inaturalist.org/people/Imran Shah),photo shared from iNaturalist, photo copyright reserved according to iNaturalist rules;vir joshimore information, please contact us.