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SPECIES INFO

The Tickell's Thrush (Turdus unicolor) is a passerine bird in the thrush family Turdidae.

It is common in open forest in the Himalaya. Populations move further south in India in winter. Tickell's Thrushes are omnivorous, eating a wide range of insects, earthworms and berries. They nest in bushes or similar. They do not form flocks. Males of this small thrush have uniform blue-grey upperparts, and a whitish belly and vent. Females and young birds have browner upperparts.





                                     



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