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Chestnut-breasted Quail-thrush

(Cinclosoma castaneothorax)
Size: 18-24 cm

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Description     Classification     Distribution     Sightings     Photos     Breeding     Nest     Eggs     Behaviour     Food     Call/s

Physical description

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Taxonomy, classification

See Chestnut-breasted Quail-thrush at Wikipedia .

Range, habitat, finding this species

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Sightings

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Photos

ADULT

MALE

Frontal view of a male Chestnut-breasted Quail-thrush (photo courtesy of M. Eaton)
[Kilcowera Station, between Thargomindah and Hungerford, QLD, June 2020]

Near-frontal view of a male Chestnut-breasted Quail-thrush (photo courtesy of M. Eaton)
[Kilcowera Station, between Thargomindah and Hungerford, QLD, June 2020]

Near-frontal view of a male Chestnut-breasted Quail-thrush issuing its call (photo courtesy of M. Eaton)
[Kilcowera Station, between Thargomindah and Hungerford, QLD, June 2020]

Near-lateral view of a male Chestnut-breasted Quail-thrush (photo courtesy of M. Eaton)
[Kilcowera Station, between Thargomindah and Hungerford, QLD, June 2020]

Near-frontal view of a male Chestnut-breasted Quail-thrush (photo courtesy of M. Eaton)
[Kilcowera Station, between Thargomindah and Hungerford, QLD, June 2020]

Near-lateral view of a male Chestnut-breasted Quail-thrush (photo courtesy of M. Eaton)
[Kilcowera Station, between Thargomindah and Hungerford, QLD, June 2020]

Lateral view of a male Chestnut-breasted Quail-thrush (photo courtesy of M. Eaton)
[Kilcowera Station, between Thargomindah and Hungerford, QLD, June 2020]

Lateral view of a male Chestnut-breasted Quail-thrush (photo courtesy of M. Eaton)
[Kilcowera Station, between Thargomindah and Hungerford, QLD, June 2020]

Lateral view of a male Chestnut-breasted Quail-thrush (photo courtesy of M. Eaton)
[Kilcowera Station, between Thargomindah and Hungerford, QLD, June 2020]

Near-dorsal view of a male Chestnut-breasted Quail-thrush (photo courtesy of M. Eaton)
[Kilcowera Station, between Thargomindah and Hungerford, QLD, June 2020]

Near-dorsal view of a male Chestnut-breasted Quail-thrush issuing its call (photo courtesy of M. Eaton)
[Kilcowera Station, between Thargomindah and Hungerford, QLD, June 2020]

Near-dorsal view of a male Chestnut-breasted Quail-thrush (photo courtesy of M. Eaton)
[Kilcowera Station, between Thargomindah and Hungerford, QLD, June 2020]

Dorsal view of a male Chestnut-breasted Quail-thrush (photo courtesy of M. Eaton)
[Kilcowera Station, between Thargomindah and Hungerford, QLD, June 2020]

FEMALE

Lateral view of a female Chestnut-breasted Quail-thrush (photo courtesy of M. Eaton)
[Kilcowera Station, between Thargomindah and Hungerford, QLD, June 2020]

Call(s)/Song

For this species we have recorded the following call(s)/song. The interpretation of their meaning is our own; comments and suggestions for improvement are welcome.

chbqthr_me_20200611_2.m4a (SW QLD) Territorial calls? (male) © ME
chbqthr_me_20200611_3.m4a (SW QLD) Territorial calls? (male) © ME
chbqthr_20190617_2.m4a (SW QLD) Territorial calls? © MD
chbqthr_me_20200611_4.m4a (SW QLD) Alarm calls? © ME
chbqthr_me_20200611_5.m4a (SW QLD) Alarm calls? © ME
chbqthr_me_20200611_6.m4a (SW QLD) Various © ME
chbqthr_20190619.m4a (SW QLD) ? (male) © MD

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