White-rumped Shama

Other names: White-rumped Shama Thrush or simply Shama Thrush.


Native to South Asia but can be found in Kaua'i, Hawai'i, and to O'ahu . Live in valley forests or on ridges of mountains.


Weigh between 1 and 1.2 ounces . Height is 9 to 11 inches .   Shiny black with a chestnut belly. Tail feathers and rear area of bird are white. Females and juveniles are brown and shorter. All genders have a black bill and pink feet.

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White-rumped Shama