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Cape, African, Roehl's, Karoo, Mountain, Somali or Taita Thrush

Turdus [olivaceus, roehli, smithi, abyssinicus, ludoviciae, helleri or pelios] (= Turdus olivaceus) Linnaeus, C 1766




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


Original description

Citation:
  Linnaeus, C 1766

Reference:
   Systema Naturae ed. 12, vol. 1, part 1

Protonym:
  Turdus olivaceus

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/42946488


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  407A34D9FDDE2DB5

Avibase ID:
  avibase-407A34D9

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...
English:
Cape, African, Roehl's, Karoo, Mountain, Somali or Taita Thrush
French:
Merle olivâtre, M. de Roehl, M. de Smith, M. abyssinien, M. de Somalie, M. des Taita ou M. africain


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Cape, African, Roehl's, Karoo, Mountain, Somali or Taita Thrush ( Turdus [olivaceus, roehli, smithi, 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])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Cape, African, Roehl's, Karoo, Mountain, Somali or Taita Thrush ( Turdus [olivaceus, roehli, smithi or abyssinicus, ludoviciae, helleri or pelios])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
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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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, Merle olivâtre, M. de Roehl, M. de Smith, M. abyssinien, M. de Somalie, M. des Taita ou M. africain
Hungarian: fokföldi rigó
Italian: Tordo oliva, Tordo olivaceo
Japanese (romaji): ori-butsugumi
Japanese: オリーブツグミ, キアシオリアブツグミ
Scientific: Turdus [olivaceus or pelios], Turdus [olivaceus, roehli, smithi or abyssinicus, ludoviciae, helleri or pelios], Turdus [olivaceus, roehli, smithi, abyssinicus, ludoviciae, helleri or pelios], Turdus abyssinicus, Turdus abyssinicus abyssinicus, Turdus cabanisi, 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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