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GALLERIES > BIRDS > PASSERIFORMES > TURDIDAE > RED-LEGGED THRUSH [Turdus plumbeus]


Red-legged Thrush Image @ Kiwifoto.com
 
 
Location: New Providence, Bahamas
GPS: 25.0N, -77.5W, elev=51' MAP
Date: September 23, 2011
ID : B13K8612 [4896 x 3264]

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SPECIES INFO

The Red-legged Thrush (Turdus plumbeus) is a species of bird in the Turdidae family. It is found in the Bahamas, Cayman Brac, Cuba, Dominica, the Dominican Republic, Haiti and Puerto Rico. It formerly occurred on the Swan Islands, Honduras. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical moist montanes, and heavily degraded former forest. This species may be considered the Caribbean counterpart of the American Robin ,as it has similar habits, including being a common visitor to gardens and lawns.

Source
  • BirdLife International 2004. Turdus plumbeus. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 27 July 2007.
 



                                     



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