Andean slaty thrush

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Andean slaty thrush
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Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Turdidae
Genus: Turdus
Species: T. nigriceps
Binomial name
Turdus nigriceps
Cabanis, 1874

The Andean slaty thrush (Turdus nigriceps) is a species of bird in the Turdidae family.

It is found in north-west Argentina, Bolivia, Ecuador and Peru. The subspecies found in north-east Argentina, Paraguay and Brazil is often considered to be a separate species, the Eastern slaty thrush (T. subalaris).

Its natural habitats are temperate forests, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, and heavily degraded former forest.

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