- The yellow-nosed short-billed thrush (Latin Catharus aurantiirostris) is a species of birds of the thrush family. Genus Short-billed Thrushes (Latin Catharus). Listed in the IUCN Red List of Least Concern (LC) species. Distributed in Venezuela, Guatemala, Honduras, Columbria, Costa Rica, Mexico, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Trinidad and Tobago.
The size of the bird is 14–17 cm in length. The thrush has bright orange plumage, a rim around the eyes and legs. In the north of the range, birds have a brownish tint of plumage on the back and cap, whitish chest and belly, in the south - gray chest and sides.
The natural habitat is subtropical and tropical dry, humid plain and humid mountain forests, mainly with low trees and shrubs. The nature of the bird is shy. It feeds on insects that it collects on the ground and the lower branches of trees.
The simple song of a bird consists of indistinct chirping. Sometimes these blackbirds emit loud cries of "wow-ah". They nest at low altitude in thickets, the nest looks like a bowl. The clutch consists of two light blue eggs with brown spots.