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African Thrush Picture
 
 

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SPECIES INFO

The African Thrush (Turdus pelios) is a passerine bird in the thrush family Turdidae. It is common in well-wooded areas over much of sub-Saharan Africa. Populations are resident.

African Thrushes are omnivorous, eating a wide range of insects, earthworms and berries. They nest in bushes or similar. They do not form flocks.

Sexes of this large thrush are similar with soft brown upperparts, brown underparts and a yellow bill.





                                     



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