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Cape, African, Roehl's, Karoo, Mountain, Somali or Taita Thrush
Turdus [olivaceus, roehli, smithi or abyssinicus, ludoviciae, helleri or pelios] (= Turdus olivaceus) Linnaeus, 1766
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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:
  407A34D9FDDE2DB5

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/407A34D9

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 563600

Geographic range:

  • Turdus pelios pelios: eastern Cameroon to southern Chad, southern Sudan, South Sudan (except extreme south), Eritrea, and northern and central Ethiopia
  • Turdus pelios adamauae: N Cameroon (Adamawa Plateau)
  • Turdus pelios chiguancoides: Senegal to Gambia, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia and n Ghana
  • Turdus pelios saturatus: W Ghana to Cameroon, w Congo and Gabon
  • Turdus pelios centralis: southern Central African Republic and eastern Congo to northern Democratic Republic of the Congo, southern South Sudan, southern Ethiopia, Uganda, western Kenya, and northwestern Tanzania
  • Turdus pelios graueri: Extreme e Democratic Republic of the Congo to Rwanda, Burundi and w Tanzania
  • Turdus pelios stormsi: northeastern Angola, southeastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (Katanga), and northwestern Zambia
  • Turdus pelios bocagei: W Angola (Benguela highlands) to w Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Turdus pelios nigrilorum: Highlands of Mt. Cameroon
  • Turdus pelios poensis: Bioko (Gulf of Guinea)
  • 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
  • Turdus roehli: Mountains of ne Tanzania (Pare and Usambara mountains)
  • Turdus smithi: southern Namibia to southeastern Botswana and northeastern South Africa
  • Turdus abyssinicus abyssinicus: Eritrea, Ethiopia, southeastern South Sudan, northern Uganda, Kenya, and northern Tanzania
  • Turdus abyssinicus deckeni: N Tanzania (Longido and Ketumbeine to Mt. Kilimanjaro)
  • Turdus abyssinicus baraka: Rwenzori Mountains (northeastern Democratic Republic of the Congo and southwestern Uganda)
  • Turdus abyssinicus bambusicola: Highlands of Burundi, Rwanda, sw Uganda, nw Tanzania, e Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Turdus abyssinicus nyikae: Tanzania (Nguru and Uluguru mts.), n Malawi and ne Zambia
  • Turdus abyssinicus oldeani: Mountains of n-central Tanzania
  • Turdus ludoviciae: Mountains of n Somalia
  • Turdus helleri: SE Kenya (Taita Hills and Mt. Kasigau)
  • Show more...
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Cape, African, Roehl's, Karoo, Mountain, Somali or Taita Thrush
Czech:
  drozd olivový
German:
  Kapdrossel
Danish:
  Olivendrossel
Spanish:
  Zorzal Oliváceo
Finnish:
  oliivirastas
French:
  Merle olivâtre ou M. africain
Italian:
  Tordo olivaceo
Japanese:
  ori-butsugumi
Japanese:
  キアシオリアブツグミ
Dutch:
  Kaapse Lijster
Norwegian:
  Auroratrost
Polish:
  drozd ogorzaly
Portuguese:
  Tordo-oliváceo
Russian:
  Оливковый дрозд
Slovak:
  drozd africký
Swedish:
  Olivtrast
Chinese:
  橄榄鸫


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Cape, African, Roehl's, Karoo, Mountain, Somali or Taita Thrush ( Turdus [olivaceus, roehli, smithi or abyssinicus, ludoviciae, helleri or pelios])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Cape, African, Roehl's, Karoo, Mountain, Somali or Taita Thrush ( Turdus [olivaceus or pelios])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Cape, African, Roehl's, Karoo, Mountain, Somali or Taita Thrush ( Turdus [olivaceus, roehli, smithi or abyssinicus, ludoviciae, helleri or pelios])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Cape, African, Roehl's, Karoo, Mountain, Somali or Taita Thrush ( Turdus [olivaceus, roehli, smithi or abyssinicus, ludoviciae, helleri or pelios])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Cape, African, Roehl's, Karoo, Mountain, Somali or Taita Thrush ( Turdus [olivaceus, roehli, smithi or abyssinicus, ludoviciae, helleri or pelios])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Cape, African, Roehl's, Karoo, Mountain, Somali or Taita Thrush ( Turdus [olivaceus, roehli, smithi or abyssinicus, ludoviciae, helleri or pelios])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   Cape, African, Roehl's, Karoo, Mountain, Somali or Taita Thrush ( Turdus [olivaceus, roehli, smithi or abyssinicus, ludoviciae, helleri or pelios])

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

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Other synonyms

Afrikaans: Olyflyster
Czech: Drozd olivový
Danish: Olivendrossel
German: Kapdrossel
English: African Mountain Thrush, Cape Thrush, Cape, African, Roehl's, Karoo, Mountain, Somali or Taita Thrush, Jackson's Thrush, Mountain Olive Thrush, Mountain Thrush, Olive Thrush
Spanish: Zorzal Oliváceo
Finnish: Oliivirastas
French: Grive du Cap, Grive olivâtre, Merle olivâtre, Merle olivâtre ou M. africain
Hungarian: fokföldi rigó
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
Latin: Turdus [olivaceus or pelios], Turdus [olivaceus, roehli, smithi or abyssinicus, ludoviciae, helleri or pelios], Turdus abyssinicus, Turdus cabinisi, Turdus olivaceus, Turdus olivaceus olivaceus
Lithuanian: Kapinis strazdas
Dutch: Kaapse Lijster
Norwegian: Auroratrost
Polish: drozd ogorzaly, drozd ogorzały
Portuguese: Tordo-oliváceo
Russian: Оливковый дрозд
Slovak: drozd africký, Drozd olivový
Sotho, Southern: Setsipitsipi
Swedish: Olivtrast
Swahili: Mkesha Kijanikijivu
Ukrainian: Дрізд сіроволий
Xhosa: Umswi
Chinese: 橄榄鸫
Chinese (Traditional): 橄綠鶇
Zulu: umuNswi

 

         

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