island thrush

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Island Thrush (Turdus poliocephalus)

…a species of thrush that occurs from Taiwan, through Southeast Asia ranging from Melanesia to Samoa. Like other thrushes T. poliocephalus forages mostly in leaf litter and in low branches, and its diet consists mostly of small invertebrates, small vertebrates and fruits and seeds. T. poliocephalus has a large (49) number of subspecies most of which vary dramatically in appearance and range.

Classification

Animalia-Chordata-Aves-Passeriformes-Turdidae-Turdus-T. poliocephalus

Images: Neon Tomas Buenaflor Rosell II and Hiyashi Haka