Species of Thailand
Binomial name: Geokichla citrina, John Aubrey Clarendon Latham, 1790
The Orange-headed Thrush (Geokichla citrina syn. Zoothera citrina) is a bird in the thrush family.
It is common in well-wooded areas of the Indian Subcontinent and Southeast Asia. Most populations are resident. The species shows a preference for shady damp areas, and like many Zoothera thrushes, can be quite secretive.
The Orange-headed Thrush is omnivorous, eating a wide range of insects, earthworms and fruit. It nests in trees but does not form flocks.
The male of this small thrush has uniform grey upperparts, and an orange head and underparts. The females and young birds have browner upper parts.
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Videos of Orange-headed thrush
- Geokichla citrina
- Zoothera cinerea
Least Concern (IUCN3.1)
- Doi Inthanon National Park
- Doi Suthep-Pui National Park
- Kaeng Krachan National Park
- Khao Luang National Park
- Khao Phra - Bang Khram Wildlife Sanctuary
- Khao Sam Roi Yot National Park
- Khao Sok National Park
- Khao Yai National Park
- Ko Chang District, Trat
- Mae Wong National Park
- Mu Ko Surin National Park
- Nam Nao National Park
- Pha Daeng National Park
- Phu Khiao Wildlife Sanctuary
- Sri Phang-nga National Park
Range map of Geokichla citrina in Thailand
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Special thanks to Ton Smits and Parinya Pawangkhanant for their help with many range data.
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