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Sooty Robin

(Turdus nigrescens)

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Mid-sized dark bird with orange bill, legs, eyering; whitish eye; male is blackish, female is brownish; 25cm (10in). (Mirlo Negruzco).


High elevations, southern Caribbean and southern Pacific slopes; found in very open habitats such as pastures and other agricultural areas, low scrub, and páramo (treeless sub-alpine habitat with shrubs and grasses).

Found in the following Parks:

Braulio Carrillo National Park.
Irazú Volcano National Park.
La Amistad National Park.
Poás Volcano National Park.

If you want to read about Eco-Tourism, Ecology, Behavior, Breeding and more of Costa Ricas' Fauna, we recommend to buy the Travelers' Wildlife Guide of Costa Rica by Les Beletzky (or Belesky) with beautiful illustrations by Davis Dennis. This priceless guide is our constant companion, when we travel around Costa Rica, Panama and Nicaragua.
To buy the complete book visit Interlink Books

The team of Discovery Travel World wishes you the best of times in our little paradise called Costa Rica.

Sooty Robin (Turdus nigrescens), Costa Rica