Skip to content

Chestnut-backed Thrush

Tropics·Bird

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
Red-crested turaco Golden-breasted starling

Tickets

Close

Subscribe

Zoo News

Our monthly e-newsletter holds a fun assortment of announcements, discounts, and news so you can stay up to date with Sedgwick County Zoo.

What to Know

We’re excited to see you at the Zoo today! Here are some things to remember during your visit.

Animals Sightings

As always, some animals may not be visible due to weather or other factors. After 4:00 PM, you may see fewer animals during your visit.

Zoo Rules

Please read and follow all Zoo Rules and Policies to respect our guests and animals.