Orange-headed Thrush Zoothera citrina

Orange-headed Thrush
Orange-headed Thrush
The Orange-headed Thrush has a large range from the Indian subcontinent and Southeast Asia. The male, above, with grey back and orange head/front, is enjoying a shower.
Orange-headed Thrush
Orange-headed Thrush
Orange-headed Thrush
The shower continues. It is a typical thrush in furtive habits and melodious song.
Orange-headed Thrush couple
Orange-headed Thrush couple
Orange-headed Thrush couple
The female, with grey-backed male above, has a brown back with orange head and front.
Orange-headed Thrush
Orange-headed Thrush
Orange-headed Thrush
Both male (above) and female collaborate in construction and soft lining of the nest.
Orange-headed Thrush female on nest
Orange-headed Thrush hen on nest
Orange-headed Thrush on nest
The nest is built with twigs and grasses, sometimes in unusual places (as blackbirds do) and she incubates the eggs.
Orange-headed Thrush female
Orange-headed Thrush hen oat nest
Orange-headed Thrush chick on nest
The chick on the nest
Orange-headed Thrush chick with father
Orange-headed Thrush chick with father
Orange-headed Thrush chick
The chick begging for food.