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Cape Thrush

Turdus olivaceus Linnaeus, 1766

The Olive Thrush (Turdus olivaceus) is, in its range, one of the most common members of the thrush family (Turdidae). It occurs in east African highlands from Eritrea and Ethiopia in north to the Cape of Good Hope in south. It is a bird of forest and woodland, but has - locally - adapted to parks and large gardens in suburban areas. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Turdidae
Genus:
  Turdus

Scientific:
  Turdus olivaceus

Citation:
  Linnaeus, 1766

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.12 p.292

Protonym:
  Turdus olivaceus

Avibase ID:
  3A7D7B077472314A

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/3A7D7B07

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 563600

Geographic range:

  • Turdus olivaceus olivaceus: southwestern South Africa (Western Cape)
  • Turdus olivaceus culminans: eastern South Africa (western KwaZulu-Natal)
  • Turdus olivaceus transvaalensis: northeastern South Africa and western Swaziland
  • Turdus olivaceus pondoensis: southeastern South Africa (eastern KwaZulu-Natal and Eastern Cape)
  • Turdus olivaceus swynnertoni: Montane forests of e Zimbabwe and adjacent Mozambique
  • Turdus olivaceus milanjensis: Mountains of s Malawi and Mozambique
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English:
Cape Thrush
Czech:
drozd olivový
German:
Kapdrossel
Danish:
Olivendrossel
Spanish:
Zorzal Oliváceo
Finnish:
oliivirastas
French:
Merle olivâtre
Icelandic:
Grænþröstur
Italian:
Tordo oliva
Japanese:
ori-butsugumi
Japanese:
オリーブツグミ
Dutch:
Kaapse Lijster
Norwegian:
Auroratrost
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Auroratrast
Polish:
drozd ogorzaly
Portuguese:
Tordo-oliváceo
Russian:
Оливковый дрозд
Slovak:
drozd africký
Swedish:
Olivtrast
Ukrainian:
Дрізд сіроволий
Chinese:
橄榄鸫


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Cape Thrush ( Turdus olivaceus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Cape Thrush ( Turdus olivaceus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Cape Thrush ( Turdus olivaceus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Cape Thrush ( Turdus olivaceus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Cape Thrush ( Turdus olivaceus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Cape Thrush ( Turdus olivaceus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Cape Thrush ( Turdus olivaceus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Olive Thrush ( Turdus olivaceus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Olive Thrush ( Turdus olivaceus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Olive Thrush ( Turdus olivaceus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Olive Thrush ( Turdus olivaceus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Merle olivâtre ( Turdus olivaceus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Olive Thrush ( Turdus olivaceus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Olive Thrush ( Turdus olivaceus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Olive Thrush ( Turdus olivaceus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Olive Thrush ( Turdus olivaceus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Olive Thrush ( Turdus olivaceus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Olive Thrush ( Turdus olivaceus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Olive Thrush ( Turdus olivaceus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Olive Thrush ( Turdus olivaceus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Olive Thrush ( Turdus olivaceus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Olive Thrush ( Turdus olivaceus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Olive Thrush ( Turdus olivaceus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Olive Thrush ( Turdus olivaceus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Olive Thrush ( Turdus olivaceus) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Olive Thrush ( Turdus olivaceus) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Olive Thrush ( Turdus olivaceus) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Olive Thrush ( Turdus olivaceus) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Olive Thrush ( Turdus olivaceus) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Olive Thrush ( Turdus olivaceus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Olive Thrush ( Turdus olivaceus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Olive Thrush ( Turdus olivaceus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Olive Thrush ( Turdus olivaceus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Olive Thrush ( Turdus olivaceus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Olive Thrush ( Turdus olivaceus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Olive Thrush ( Turdus olivaceus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Olive Thrush ( Turdus olivaceus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Olive Thrush ( Turdus olivaceus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Olive Thrush ( Turdus olivaceus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Olive Thrush ( Turdus olivaceus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Olive Thrush ( Turdus olivaceus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Olive Thrush ( Turdus olivaceus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Olive Thrush ( Turdus olivaceus) [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

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

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Other synonyms


Afrikaans: Olyflyster
Catalan: merla olivàcia
Czech: drozd olivový
Danish: Olivendrossel
German: Kapdrossel
English: Cape Thrush, Olive Thrush
English (IOC): Olive Thrush
English (Kenya): South African Olive Thrush
Spanish: Zorzal Oliváceo
Spanish (Spain): Zorzal Oliváceo
Spanish (HBW): Olive Thrush
Finnish: oliivirastas
French: Merle olivâtre
Hungarian: fokföldi rigó
Icelandic: Grænþröstur
Italian: Tordo oliva, Tordo olivaceo
Japanese: ori-butsugumi
Japanese: オリーブツグミ, キアシオリアブツグミ
Scientific: Turdus olivaceus, Turdus olivaceus olivaceus
Lithuanian: Kapinis strazdas
Dutch: Kaapse Lijster
Norwegian Nynorsk: Auroratrast
Norwegian: Auroratrost
Polish: drozd ogorzaly, drozd ogorzały
Portuguese: Tordo-oliváceo
Russian: Капский дрозд, Оливковый дрозд
Slovak: drozd africký, Drozd olivový
Sotho, Southern: Setsipitsipi
Swedish: Olivtrast
Swahili: Mkesha Kijanikijivu
Ukrainian: Дрізд сіроволий
Xhosa: Umswi
Chinese: 橄榄鸫, 橄欖鶇 
Chinese (Traditional): 橄綠鶇
Zulu: umuNswi

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