Gray-cheeked Thrush

Catharus minimus

Order

PASSERIFORMES

Family

Thrushes (Turdidae)

Code 4

GCTH

Code 6

CATMIN

ITIS

HEAD

Gray-cheeked Thrush Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: All-purpose
  • Eye Color: Dark brown in all ages.
  • Head pattern: Plain, Eyering, Malar or malar stripe
  • Crown Color: Gray-brown
  • Forehead Color: Gray
  • Nape Color: Gray-brown
  • Throat Color: Buff with dark spotting.
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Gray-cheeked Thrush Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 17-20 cm (6.5-8 in)
  • Weight: 34 g (1.2 oz)
  • Size: Small (5 - 9 in)
  • Color Primary: White, Brown
  • Underparts: White and buff breast with dark spotting.
  • Upperparts: Gray-brown
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Spotted or speckled

FLIGHT

Gray-cheeked Thrush Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Relatively swift direct flight with somewhat jerky wing strokes.
  • Wingspan Range: 29-34 cm (11.5-13.5 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings
  • Tail shape: Forked Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Gray-brown
  • Under Tail: White
  • Leg Color: Pink
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