Várzea thrush

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Várzea thrush
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Turdidae
Genus: Turdus
Species: T. sanchezorum
Binomial name
Turdus sanchezorum
O'Neill, Lane, and Naka, 2011

The Várzea thrush, (Turdus sanchezorum), is a resident breeding bird in the western Amazon. It is a cryptic species identified through molecular analysis of museum specimens. It was formerly considered conspecific with the Hauxwell's thrush.


  • South American Classification Committee (March 8, 2012). "Proposal (#514) to South American Classification Committee – Recognize Turdus sanchezorum". Retrieved March 8, 2012.
  • O’Neill, J.P., D. F. Lane, and L. N. Naka. 2011. A cryptic new species of thrush (Turdidae: Turdus) from western Amazonia. Condor 113:869–880. [1]*