orange bill; rufous belly; grey-brown upperparts (South Africa; 2007-06-30)

Kurrichane Thrush
Turdus libonyanus

Native Range: Africa

Notes: with respect to general plumage pattern and behavior, this African species is remarkly reminiscent of North America's familiar American Robin; found in woodlands and gardens in the southeastern part of the continent; no sexual dimorphism.

thin orange eye-ring; finely spotted throat (South Africa; 2007-06-30)

uniform grey-brown above; creamy vent area (South Africa; 2007-06-30)

hops on ground searching for worms etc. (South Africa; 2007-06-30)

posing for a portrait (South Africa; 2007-06-30)