• Leucistic thrush

    2 monthes ago - By 10,000 Birds

    Below the tropic of Capricorn, the omnipresent Turdus position is filled by the Rufous-bellied Thrush. In much the same way that the American Robin fulfils the requirement to the north of the Tropic of Cancer, the Rufous-bellied Thrush entertains southern birders from wild forests to urban parks and all points in between.
    Being so ubiquitous has its drawbacks. Many birders take pains to become familiar with the thrushes' flight pattern, silhouette and varied song just so that they can dismiss it when looking for something more exciting. Being common does not make a bird cool. But wait...
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