orange bill; sooty-olive breast and upperparts (South Africa; 2007-06-30)

Olive Thrush
Turdus olicvaceus

Native Range: Africa

Notes: part of a closely related African secies complex that also includes the Kurrichane Thrush, Karoo Thrush, and several others; all of these species are reminescent in general morphology and behavior to the familiar American Robin of North America.

frontal view; orangish belly; streaked throat (South Africa; 2007-06-30)

juvenile; less colorful than the adult (South Africa; 2007-06-30)

juvenile showing a hint of spotting underneath (South Africa; 2007-06-30)

adult; note overall similarity to American Robin (South Africa; 2007-06-30)