greyish head and breast; light streaking on light throat (Brazil; 2007-11-09)

Pale-breasted Thrush
Turdus leucomelas

Native Range: South America

Notes: looks like a drab version of the Rufous-bellied Thrush with which it is broadly sympatric across much of its range in the eastern section of the continent; no sexual dimorphism.

reddish-brown upperparts, depending on the light (Brazil; 2007-11-09)

searching for grubs and worms on the ground (Brazil; 2007-11-09)

juvenile; more heavily spotted underneath (Brazil; 2007-11-09)

adult posing for a portrait (Brazil; 2007-11-09)