Andean slaty thrush

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

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

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 forest, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest, subtropical or tropical moist montane forest, and heavily degraded former forest.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Turdus nigriceps". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.