Mockingbirds and Thrashers (Mimidae)

Pearly-eyed Thrasher (Margarops fuscatus) - HBW 10, p. 481

French: Moqueur corossol German: Perlaugen-Spottdrossel Spanish: Cuitlacoche Chucho

Taxonomy: Turdus fuscatus Vieillot, 1808, Puerto Rico.
Four subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • fuscatus (Vieillot, 1808) - Bahamas (S from Eleuthera I), Turks and Caicos Is, Beata I (off S Hispaniola), Mona I, Puerto Rico, Virgin Is and N Lesser Antilles (Antigua).
  • densirostris (Vieillot, 1818) - Lesser Antilles (Montserrat and Guadeloupe S to Martinique).
  • klinikowskii Garrido & Remsen, 1996 - St Lucia, in SC Lesser Antilles.
  • bonairensis Phelps, Sr & Phelps, Jr, 1948 - Bonaire I, in Netherlands Antilles.