Orange-Billed Nightingale-Thrush

Orange-Billed Nightingale-thrush perched in a tree
Orange-Billed Nightingale-Thrush. Photo by Esteban Matías.
AppearanceSmall caramel-brown bird about 5.5″ long with light gray underparts, orange beak, and orange eyering.
DietFruit and insects.
Feeder FoodUnlikely to visit a feeder.
HabitatThrives in the tropical woodlands of the southwest US, Mexico, and far into South America as well as coastal lowlands.
NestingThis bird builds a bulky open-cup nest about 2 1/2″ in diameter and almost 2″ deep.
Clutch: 2 eggs
Egg color: Blue, pale blue speckled with blotches of brown & lilac. Or, pale gray with brown speckles.
Egg size: 1″ x .7″
Incubation: The female incubated the nest for about 13-15 days and fledged the nest at about 13-17 days.

Range Map

Orange billed nightingale thrush range map
Orange-billed-nightingale-thrush range map.