Order
Passeriformes
Family
Mimidae
Genus
Cinclocerthia
 
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Brown Trembler Cinclocerthia ruficauda

Eric Sibbald
Version: 1.0 — Published December 12, 2014

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Introduction

Tremblers are a pair of distinctive thrashers that are endemic to the Lesser Antilles; Brown Trembler is the more widespread species, and occurs from St. Kitts and Monserrat south to Grenada. Brown Trembler is plain chocolate brown, with a short, black decurved bill and a long tail. This species occupies humid montane forest. Brown Trembler is most often heard moving through the forest in family groups while 'trembling', quickly fluttering the wings while giving a series of full and rich (but variable) warbling notes.

Distribution of the Brown Trembler - Range Map
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Distribution of the Brown Trembler

Recommended Citation

Sibbald, E. (2014). Brown Trembler (Cinclocerthia ruficauda), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/nb.brotre1.01