Bassian Thrush (species: Zoothera (Zoothera) lunulata) in Mares Forest NP (Gaia Guide)
Zoothera (Zoothera) lunulata
Bassian Thrush

©Noodle snacks: Bassian Thrush (Bassian Thrush)

©David Cook: Bassian Thrush (Zoothera (Zoothera) lunulata)
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Passeriformes
Family Turdidae
Genus Zoothera
Species Zoothera (Zoothera) lunulata
Status least concern



Distinguishing features

It ranges in color from brown to an olive color, with a white ring around its eyes and black bars on its back, rear, and head. Its underbody is paler, with dark scalloping, and its wings have a dark bar running the length of the underside. (Wikipedia)


  • From 27 cm to 29 cm (Length of specimen)


  • Wingspan data is not yet available.



©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Distribution and habitat preferences

It lives in shrubland, forests, and rainforests. (Wikipedia)

Audio recordings


Song at dawn

© Marc Anderson

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