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Karoo Thrush

Turdus smithi Bonaparte, CLJL 1850

The Karoo thrush also known as Smith's thrush, is a member of the thrush family in Africa. It has traditionally been considered a subspecies of the olive thrush, but is increasingly treated as a separate species. The specific name honours the Scottish military surgeon and zoologist Sir Andrew Smith. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Turdidae
Genus:
   Turdus
Scientific:
  Turdus smithi


Original description

Citation:
  Bonaparte, CLJL 1850

Reference:
   Conspect. Gen. Avium 1 p.274

Protonym:
  T.[urdus] smithi

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/43560415


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  0816917DCA88EF91

Avibase ID:
  avibase-0816917D

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/0816917D


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 916164

Geographic range:

  • Turdus smithi: southern Namibia to southeastern Botswana and northeastern South Africa
English:
Karoo Thrush
Danish:
Karoodrossel
German:
Karoodrossel
Spanish:
Zorzal del Karoo
Spanish (Spain):
Zorzal del Karoo
Finnish:
karoorastas
French:
Merle de Smith
Croatian:
maslinastotrbi kos
Japanese (romaji):
karu-ori-butsugumi
Japanese:
カルーオリーブツグミ
Dutch:
Karoolijster
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Karootrast
Norwegian:
Karootrost
Polish:
drozd przylądkowy
Portuguese:
tordo-do-carru
Russian:
Каруйский дрозд
Slovak:
drozd búrsky
Serbian:
Drozd iz Karua
Swedish:
karrootrast
Ukrainian:
дрізд бурський
Chinese:
卡鲁鸫
Chinese (Traditional):
卡羅橄綠鶇


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Karoo Thrush ( Turdus smithi)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Karoo Thrush ( Turdus smithi) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Karoo Thrush ( Turdus smithi) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Karoo Thrush ( Turdus smithi) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Karoo Thrush ( Turdus smithi) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Karoo Thrush ( Turdus smithi) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Karoo Thrush ( Turdus smithi) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Karoo Thrush ( Turdus smithi) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Karoo Thrush ( Turdus smithi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Karoo Thrush ( Turdus smithi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Karoo Thrush ( Turdus smithi) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Karoo Thrush ( Turdus smithi) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Karoo Thrush ( Turdus smithi) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Karoo Thrush ( Turdus smithi) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Karoo Thrush ( Turdus smithi) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Karoo Thrush ( Turdus smithi) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Merle de Smith ( Turdus smithi)
Clements, version 2021:
Karoo Thrush ( Turdus smithi) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Turdus olivaceus smithi [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Turdus olivaceus smithi [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Turdus olivaceus smithi [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Turdus olivaceus smithi [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Turdus olivaceus smithi [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Turdus olivaceus smithi [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Turdus olivaceus smithi [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Turdus olivaceus smithi [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Turdus olivaceus smithi [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Turdus olivaceus smithi [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Turdus olivaceus smithi [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Turdus olivaceus smithi [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Karoo Thrush ( Turdus smithi) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Karoo Thrush ( Turdus smithi) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Karoo Thrush ( Turdus smithi) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Karoo Thrush ( Turdus smithi) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Karoo Thrush ( Turdus smithi) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Karoo Thrush ( Turdus smithi) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Karoo Thrush ( Turdus smithi) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Karoo Thrush ( Turdus smithi) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Karoo Thrush ( Turdus smithi) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Karoo Thrush ( Turdus smithi) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Karoo Thrush ( Turdus smithi) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Karoo Thrush ( Turdus smithi) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Karoo Thrush ( Turdus smithi) [version 4]
eBird version 2015:
Karoo Thrush ( Turdus smithi) [version 4]
eBird version 2016:
Karoo Thrush ( Turdus smithi) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Karoo Thrush ( Turdus smithi) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Karoo Thrush ( Turdus smithi) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Karoo Thrush ( Turdus smithi) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Karoo Thrush ( Turdus smithi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Turdus olivaceus smithi [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Turdus olivaceus smithi [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Turdus olivaceus smithi [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Turdus olivaceus smithi [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Turdus olivaceus smithi [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Turdus olivaceus smithi [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Turdus olivaceus smithi [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Turdus olivaceus smithi [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Turdus olivaceus smithi [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Turdus olivaceus smithi [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Smith's Thrush ( Turdus smithi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Smith's Thrush ( Turdus smithi) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Turdus olivaceus smithi [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Turdus olivaceus smithi [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Karoo Thrush ( Turdus smithi) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Karoo Thrush ( Turdus smithi) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Karoo Thrush ( Turdus smithi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Karoo Thrush ( Turdus smithii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Karoo Thrush ( Turdus smithii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Karoo Thrush ( Turdus smithii) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Karoo Thrush ( Turdus smithii) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Karoo Thrush ( Turdus smithii) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Karoo Thrush ( Turdus smithii) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Karoo Thrush ( Turdus smithii) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Karoo Thrush ( Turdus smithii) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Karoo Thrush ( Turdus smithii) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Karoo Thrush ( Turdus smithii) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Karoo Thrush ( Turdus smithii) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Karoo Thrush ( Turdus smithii) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Karoo Thrush ( Turdus smithi) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Karoo Thrush ( Turdus smithi) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Karoo Thrush ( Turdus smithi) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Karoo Thrush ( Turdus smithi) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Karoo Thrush ( Turdus smithi) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Karoo Thrush ( Turdus smithi) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Karoo Thrush ( Turdus smithi) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Karoo Thrush ( Turdus smithi) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Karoo Thrush ( Turdus smithi) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Karoo Thrush ( Turdus smithi) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Karoo Thrush ( Turdus smithi) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Karoo Thrush ( Turdus smithi) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Karoo Thrush ( Turdus smithi) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Karoo Thrush ( Turdus smithi) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Karoo Thrush ( Turdus smithi) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Karoo Thrush ( Turdus smithi) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Karoo Thrush ( Turdus smithi) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Karoo Thrush ( Turdus smithi) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Karoo Thrush ( Turdus smithi) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Karoo Thrush ( Turdus smithi) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Karoo Thrush ( Turdus smithi) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Karoo Thrush ( Turdus smithi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Karoo Thrush ( Turdus smithi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Karoo Thrush ( Turdus smithi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Karoo Thrush ( Turdus smithi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Karoo Thrush ( Turdus smithi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Karoo Thrush ( Turdus smithi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Karoo Thrush ( Turdus smithi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Karoo Thrush ( Turdus smithi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Karoo Thrush ( Turdus smithi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Karoo Thrush ( Turdus smithi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Karoo Thrush ( Turdus smithi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Karoo Thrush ( Turdus smithi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Karoo Thrush ( Turdus smithi) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Turdus olivaceus smithi [version 2]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Turdus olivaceus smithi [version 2]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Karoo Thrush ( Turdus smithi) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Karoo Thrush ( Turdus smithi) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Turdus smithi
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Turdus smithi [version 3]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Turdus [olivaceus, roehli or smithi] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms

See also the taxonomic synonyms table.


Afrikaans: Geelbeklyster, Karoolyster, Karoolyster (Geelbeklyster)
Danish: Karoodrossel
German: Karoodrossel, Karoo-Drossel
English: Cabanis' Thrush, Karoo Thrush, Smith's Thrush
English, HBW: Karoo Thrush
English (IOC): Karoo Thrush
English (United States): Karoo Thrush
Esperanto: Karua turdo
Spanish: Zorzal del Karoo
Spanish (Spain): Zorzal del Karoo
Spanish (HBW): Karoo Thrush
Finnish: karoorastas
French: Merle de Smith, Merle du Karoo, Merle du Karroo, Merle du Namaqua, Merledu Namaqua
Croatian: maslinastotrbi kos
Japanese (romaji): karu-ori-butsugumi
Japanese: カルーオリーブツグミ
Scientific: Merula obscura, Turdus cabanisi, Turdus obscurus, Turdus olivaceus cabanisi, Turdus olivaceus smithi, Turdus smithi, Turdus smithii
Dutch: Karoolijster
Norwegian Nynorsk: Karootrast
Norwegian: Karootrost
Polish: drozd przylądkowy
Portuguese: tordo-do-carru
Portuguese (Portugal): tordo-do-karoo
Russian: Каруйский дрозд
Slovak: drozd búrsky
Serbian: Drozd iz Karua
Swedish: Karootrast, karrootrast
Turkish: Karu ardıcı
Ukrainian: дрізд бурський
Chinese: 卡鲁鸫
Chinese (Traditional): 卡羅橄綠鶇

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