Clay-colored Robin

Other Names: Clay-colored Thrush

Distribution: eastern Mexico south to Colombia; occasionally found in Texas.

Description:

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.

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Clay-colored Robin

Clay-colored Robin

Bill Shape
all-purpose
Eats
currants
nut-meal
raisins
Regions
mexico
new mexico
texas
yucatan
Tail Shape
fan-shaped-tail
Wing Shape
pointed-wings
Habitat
Urban
Grasslands
Color
buff
brown
Body Shape
perching
Size
small
Order
perching birds or songbirds - passeriformes
thrushes - turdidae
Conservation Status
Least Concern
Bird Species