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Chestnut-backed Thrush


This bird gets its name from the chestnut color on its back. The wings and belly are black with white splotches. Immature birds have chestnut streaks on the top of their heads as well, but these become darker in color over time. It is endemic to Timor and the Lesser Sunda Islands in Indonesia.

  • Conservation StatusNear Threatened
  • Body sizearound 6.5 in.
  • Native habitat Forests of Timor and the Lesser Sunda Islands in Indonesia
  • DietFruit and insects
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