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Himalayan Forest Thrush

Zoothera salimalii Alström, P; Rasmussen, PC; Zhao C; Xu J; Dalvi, S; Cai T; Guan Y; Zhang R; Kalyakin, MV; Lei F; Olsson, U 2016

The Himalayan thrush or Himalayan forest thrush is a species of bird described in 2016 and separated out from the alpine thrush Zoothera mollissima with which they were formerly lumped. The species is separated on the basis of phylogenetic studies that suggest that the population diverged from the common ancestor at least 3 million years ago. The alpine thrush breeds above the tree line whereas the Himalayan thrush breeds in forested habitats. The species breeds from Sikkim and Darjeeling in India and extends east into Tibet and further east into northwest Yunnan in China. The species differs in its song from that of the alpine thrush. The Himalayan thrush has a more musical call while that of the Alpine thrush is raspy and grating.A newly discovered Himalayan forest thrush bird was named after the birdman of India, Ornithologist Dr.Salim Ali. The name of the bird is "Zoothera salimalii". A fruit bat is also named after him "Latidens salimalii" Source: Wikipedia

Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Turdidae
Genus:
   Zoothera
Scientific:
  Zoothera salimalii


Original description

Citation:
  Alström, P; Rasmussen, PC; Zhao C; Xu J; Dalvi, S; Cai T; Guan Y; Zhang R; Kalyakin, MV; Lei F; Olsson, U 2016

Reference:
   Avian Res. 7 (1) 1–39

Protonym:
  Zoothera salimalii

Link:
  https://avianres.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s40657-016-0037-2


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  1BF62F082A2E5F4B

Avibase ID:
  avibase-1BF62F08

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/1BF62F08


Taxonomic Serial Number:

Geographic range:

  • Zoothera salimalii: breeds in the eastern Himalayas from eastern Nepal to southcentral China (Sichuan and Yunnan); winter range poorly known, but reported from northeastern India to northern Vietnam (Tonkin)
English:
Himalayan Forest Thrush
German:
Walderddrossel
Spanish:
Zorzal de Salim Ali
Spanish (Spain):
Zorzal de Salim Ali
French:
Grive de Salim Ali
Croatian:
bjelonokti drozd
Japanese (romaji):
himarayatoratsugumi
Japanese:
ヒマラヤトラツグミ
Dutch:
Himalayaboslijster
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Sherpatrast
Norwegian:
sherpatrost
Polish:
drozdoń tybetański
Portuguese:
tordo-florestal-do-himalaia
Russian:
Мегалайский дрозд
Slovak:
drozd himalájsky
Serbian:
Kratkorepi himalajski drozd
Swedish:
himalayatrast
Ukrainian:
квічаль тибетський
Chinese:
喜山光背地鸫
Chinese (Traditional):
喜瑪拉雅地鶇


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Himalayan Forest Thrush ( Zoothera salimalii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Himalayan Forest Thrush ( Zoothera salimalii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Himalayan Forest Thrush ( Zoothera salimalii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Himalayan Forest Thrush ( Zoothera salimalii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Himalayan Forest Thrush ( Zoothera salimalii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Himalayan Forest Thrush ( Zoothera salimalii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Himalayan Forest Thrush ( Zoothera salimalii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Himalayan Forest Thrush ( Zoothera salimalii) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Himalayan Forest Thrush ( Zoothera salimalii) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Himalayan Forest Thrush ( Zoothera salimalii) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Himalayan Forest Thrush ( Zoothera salimalii) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Himalayan Forest Thrush ( Zoothera salimalii) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Himalayan Forest Thrush ( Zoothera salimalii) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6b (Jul 2022):
Himalayan Forest Thrush ( Zoothera salimalii) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Himalayan Thrush ( Zoothera salimalii) [version 1]
Clements, version 2022:
Himalayan Thrush ( Zoothera salimalii) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Himalayan Thrush ( Zoothera salimalii) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Himalayan Thrush ( Zoothera salimalii) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Himalayan Thrush ( Zoothera salimalii) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Himalayan Thrush ( Zoothera salimalii) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Himalayan Thrush ( Zoothera salimalii) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Himalayan Thrush ( Zoothera salimalii) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Himalayan Thrush ( Zoothera salimalii) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Himalayan Thrush ( Zoothera salimalii) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Himalayan Thrush ( Zoothera salimalii) [version 1]
eBird version 2022:
Himalayan Thrush ( Zoothera salimalii) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Himalayan Forest Thrush ( Zoothera salimalii) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Himalayan Forest Thrush ( Zoothera salimalii) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Himalayan Forest Thrush ( Zoothera salimalii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Himalayan Thrush ( Zoothera salimalii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Himalayan Thrush ( Zoothera salimalii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Himalayan Thrush ( Zoothera salimalii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Himalayan Thrush ( Zoothera salimalii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Himalayan Thrush ( Zoothera salimalii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Himalayan Thrush ( Zoothera salimalii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Himalayan Thrush ( Zoothera salimalii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Himalayan Thrush ( Zoothera salimalii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Himalayan Thrush ( Zoothera salimalii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Himalayan Thrush ( Zoothera salimalii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Himalayan Thrush ( Zoothera salimalii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Himalayan Thrush ( Zoothera salimalii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Himalayan Thrush ( Zoothera salimalii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Himalayan Thrush ( Zoothera salimalii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.2:
Himalayan Thrush ( Zoothera salimalii) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Himalayan Thrush ( Zoothera salimalii) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Himalayan Thrush ( Zoothera salimalii) [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: newly discovered taxon

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Zoothera [mollissima, griseiceps or salimalii] (sensu lato) by some authors

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German: Walderddrossel
English: Himalayan Forest Thrush, Himalayan Thrush
English, HBW: Himalayan Forest Thrush
English (IOC): Himalayan Thrush
English (United States): Himalayan Thrush
Spanish: Zorzal de Salim Ali
Spanish (Spain): Zorzal de Salim Ali
French: Grive de Salim Ali
Croatian: bjelonokti drozd
Japanese (romaji): himarayatoratsugumi
Japanese: ヒマラヤトラツグミ
Scientific: Zoothera salimalii
Dutch: Himalayaboslijster
Norwegian Nynorsk: Sherpatrast
Norwegian: sherpatrost
Polish: drozdoń tybetański
Portuguese: tordo-florestal-do-himalaia
Portuguese (Portugal): tordo-dos-himalaias
Russian: Мегалайский дрозд
Slovak: drozd himalájsky
Serbian: Kratkorepi himalajski drozd
Swedish: himalayatrast
Thai: นกเดินดงหิมาลัย
Turkish: Himalaya orman ardıcı
Ukrainian: квічаль тибетський
Chinese: 喜山光背地鸫, 喜马拉雅地鸫
Chinese (Traditional): 喜瑪拉雅地鶇

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