Other Names: Clay-colored Thrush
Distribution: eastern Mexico south to Colombia; occasionally found in Texas.
Size: 23-27 cm in length and weighing 74-76 g.
Plumage: The plumage is brownish, lighter on bottom than on top, and lightest on the flanks. Birds from humid regions are darker than those from dry regions. The throat is faintly streaked with off-white. Some may have dark brown to black wing tips. Juveniles have faint mottling on the back and undersides. The bill is greenish-yellow with a dark base, the legs are pinkish or flesh-colored, and the eyes are black with red irises.