Species Details

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Tickell's Thrush Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Turdus dissimilis
Family : Turdidae
Order : Passeriformes
Class : Aves
Phylum : Chordata
Habitat : All kind of forests
Description : The Tickell’s Thrush is a small passerine whose male looks a little different from the female (length 21 cm, weight 65 g, wing 12 cm, bill 2.3 cm, tarsus 3 cm, tail 8.5 cm. The male looks ashy-grey from above and blue-grey and white from below. It has rufous underwingcoverts. The female looks olive-brown from above and white from below. It has a faint supercilium, dark malar stripes, white throat, brown side stripe, pale olive-brown stripe across the breast with dark brown streaking, olive to orange-buff flanks, white belly and undertailcovert. Both sexes have brown irises, yellow eye-ring, yellow to orange-yellow bill and brownish-yellow legs and feet. The male in first winter looks like the female except for its grey cast on rump, uppertail-covert and breast. It feeds on insects, larvae, earthworms, berries, plums, apricots and other fruits in orchards. It breeds in April-August.
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;photo credit: Jerry Oldenettel (www.inaturalist.org/people/ Jerry Oldenettel ),photo shared from iNaturalist, photo copyright reserved according to iNaturalist rules;taxonomic checklist:P. M. Thompson and S. U. Chowdhury (2020). A checklist of birds of Bangladesh.Birds Bangladesh;bird song owner:Frank Lambert(www.xeno-canto.org/Frank Lambert), bird sound copyright reserved according to www.xeno-canto.org rules; more information, please contact us.