Zoothera interpres is a monomorphic bird, distinguishing male and female can be seen through their eyes and lids, feathers and the way they stand. Black, white, and chestnut brown. The crown and nape are reddish brown, the coat and back are blackish gray. The chest, wings and tail are blackish in color, with two prominent white stripes on the wings, the cheeks are gray with white markings, and the belly is white with black spots on the sides of the body.
The special characteristic of males is that the eyes are prominent, with hair that is firmer and darker in color. The posture of the individual male is also flat, and tends to stand with his legs together. As for the individual female, her eyes are not prominent or flat, only have white hair on her rump. Postures tend to be rounder, males from the neck, chest, to the stomach, forming a C and females with a slight stretch and bow. The male individual has a clearer and louder voice that agrees with the female