Creamery thrush

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Creamery thrush
Cream-bellied thrush (Turdus amaurochalinus)

Cream-bellied thrush ( Turdus amaurochalinus )

Order : Passerines (Passeriformes)
Subordination : Songbirds (passeri)
Family : Thrushes (Turdidae)
Subfamily : Turdinae
Genre : Real thrushes ( Turdus )
Type : Creamery thrush
Scientific name
Turdus amaurochalinus
Cabanis , 1850

The cream-bellied thrush ( Turdus amaurochalinus ) is a songbird from the thrush family (Turdidae).


The bird measures 22–25 cm and weighs 52–73 g. The plumage is gray to olive brown on the upper side, the beak is dark yellow, the legs are gray. The throat is striped white and brown. The black reins are characteristic of adult birds.


The cream-bellied thrush occurs in wooded areas in central and eastern South America , is considered common, also in gardens and parks.


The thrush feeds on insects including termites, but also on fruits and berries. She is diurnal and monogamous .

Hazardous situation

The creamed thrush is not considered to be endangered ( Least Concern ).

Web links

Commons : Cream-bellied Thrush ( Turdus amaurochalinus )  - Collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. [1] Turdus amaurochalinus in the IUCN Red List, accessed on October 7, 2016.