Gray-cheeked Thrush

ID Info
  • Gray-cheeked Thrush
  • Gray-cheeked Thrush
  • Gray-cheeked Thrush
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Gray-cheeked Thrush

Catharus minimus
  • ORDER: Passeriformes
  • FAMILY: Turdidae
Basic Description

Of all the American spotted thrushes, the Gray-cheeked has the most northern breeding range. Consequently this shy skulker of the underbrush is not well known and is rather infrequently seen.

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Other Names
  • Zorzalito Carigrís (Spanish)
  • Grive à joues grises (French)
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