The black-billed thrush (Turdus ignobilis) is the most common Turdus thrush of disturbed habitats in western Amazonia and on the Guianan Shield. A prolific songster, the Black-billed Thrush utters its fairly subdued series of typical Turdus phrases both at twilight and during the day. This species is found in an arry of habitats including clearings, savannas with gallery woodland, cerrado, humid forest borders, shade coffee plantations, and various other anthropogenic habitats. The black-billed thrush has diet containing of beetles and flies, berries, and fruits. The Black-billed Thrush is found in Colombia, Ecuador, Bolivia, Brazil, Guyana, Peru, Suriname, and Venezuela. There are three subspecies found in the inter-Andean valleys of Colombia and in western Amazonia.