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Eurasian Blackbird
Turdus merula [incl. intermedius] (= Turdus merula) Linnaeus, 1758
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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Turdidae
Genus:
  Turdus

Scientific:
  Turdus merula

Citation:
  Linnaeus, 1758

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.10 p.170

Protonym:
  Turdus Merula

Avibase ID:
  88BB4F2A0C8492A5

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 179757

Geographic range:

  • Turdus merula merula: W Europe; introd. se Australia, Tasmania, Norfolk, Lord Howe is.
  • Turdus merula cabrerae: Madeira and w Canary Islands
  • Turdus merula aterrimus: SE Europe to Crete, Rhodes, Caucasus, Transcaucasia and n Iran
  • Turdus merula syriacus: S Turkey to Syria, n Iraq and s Iran
  • Turdus merula azorensis: Azores
  • Turdus merula mauritanicus: North Africa (Morocco to Tunisia)
  • Turdus mandarinus intermedius: C Asia to ne Afghanistan, Pamirs and Xinjiang; winters to s Iraq
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Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Eurasian Blackbird [incl. intermedius]
Czech:
  kos černý
German:
  Amsel
Danish:
  Solsort
Spanish:
  Mirlo Común
Finnish:
  mustarastas
French:
  Merle noir
Icelandic:
  Svartþröstur
Italian:
  Merlo
Japanese:
  kuro uta-dori
Japanese:
  クロウタドリ
Dutch:
  Merel
Norwegian:
  Svarttrost
Polish:
  kos (zwyczajny)
Portuguese:
  melro
Portuguese (Brazil):
  Eurasian Blackbird
Russian:
  Черный дрозд
Slovak:
  drozd čierny
Swedish:
  koltrast
Chinese:
  乌鸫


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Eurasian Blackbird [incl. intermedius] ( Turdus merula [incl. intermedius])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Eurasian Blackbird [incl. intermedius] ( Turdus merula [incl. intermedius])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Eurasian Blackbird [incl. intermedius] ( Turdus merula [incl. intermedius])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Eurasian Blackbird [incl. intermedius] ( Turdus merula [incl. intermedius])
Clements, version 2015:
   Eurasian Blackbird ( Turdus merula) [version 2]
Clements, version 2016:
   Eurasian Blackbird ( Turdus merula) [version 2]
eBird version 2015:
   Eurasian Blackbird ( Turdus merula) [version 2]
eBird version 2016:
   Eurasian Blackbird ( Turdus merula) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Eurasian Blackbird ( Turdus merula) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Eurasian Blackbird ( Turdus merula) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.02:
   Common Blackbird ( Turdus merula) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.03:
   Common Blackbird ( Turdus merula) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.04:
   Common Blackbird ( Turdus merula) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.01:
   Common Blackbird ( Turdus merula) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.02:
   Common Blackbird ( Turdus merula) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.03:
   Common Blackbird ( Turdus merula) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.04:
   Common Blackbird ( Turdus merula) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.01:
   Common Blackbird ( Turdus merula) [version 2]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species (alt)

This taxon is a subspecies of Turdus [merula or mandarinus]

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Other synonyms

Arabic: الشحرور
Asturian: Ñerbatu
Azerbaijani: Qara qaratoyuğu
Belarusian: Чорны дрозд
Bulgarian: Кос
Bengali: পাতি কালিদামা
Breton: Ar voualc'h du
Catalan: Merla
Catalan (Balears): Mèrlera
Czech: kos černý
Welsh: Mwyalchen
Danish: Solsort
German: Amsel
Greek: (Κοινός) Κότσυφας
Greek (Cypriot): Μαυρόπουλλος
English: Blackbird, Common blackbird, Eurasian Blackbird, Eurasian Blackbird [incl. intermedius]
Esperanto: merlo
Spanish: Mirlo Común
Estonian: musträstas
Basque: Zozo arrunta
Persian: توکای سیاه
Finnish: mustarastas
Faroese: Kvørkveggja
French: Merle noir [incl. intermedius]
Frisian: swarte lyster
Irish: Lon Dubh
Gaelic: Lon-Dubh
Galician: Merlo
Hebrew: שחרור
Croatian: Kos
Hungarian: fekete rigó
Armenian: Սև Կեռնեխ
Icelandic: Svartþröstur
Italian: Merlo
Japanese: kuro uta-dori
Japanese: クロウタドリ
Japanese (Kanji): 黒歌鳥
Georgian: შაშვი
Kazakh: Қара сайрақ
Kazakh (Transliteration): qara sayraq
Korean: 대륙검은지빠귀
Cornish: Molgh dhu
Latin: Turdus merula, Turdus merula [incl. intermedius]
Luxembourgish: Märel
Lithuanian: Juodasis strazdas
Latvian: Melnais meža strazds, melnais mežastrazds
Macedonian: Ќос
Malayalam: കരിങ്കിളി
Mongolian: Хар хөөндэй
Mongolian (Transliteration): khar khööndei
Maltese: Malvizz Iswed
Dutch: Merel
Norwegian: Svarttrost
Polish: kos (zwyczajny)
Pinyin: wū-dōng
Portuguese: melro
Romansh: Merlotscha
Romanian: Mierlă
Russian: Черный дрозд
Northern Sami: Cáhppesrásttis
Slovak: drozd čierny
Slovenian: kos
Albanian: Mëllënja
Serbian: kos
Swedish: koltrast
Thai: นกเดินดงสีดำ
Turkmen: karatavuk
Turkish: Karatavuk, Қара сайрақ
Ukrainian: Дрізд чорний
Chinese: 乌鸫
Chinese (Traditional): 烏鶇

 

         

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