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African Thrush

Turdus pelios Bonaparte, 1850

The African Thrush (Turdus pelios) is a passerine bird in the thrush family Turdidae. It is common in well-wooded areas over much of sub-Saharan Africa. Populations are resident. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Turdidae
Genus:
  Turdus

Scientific:
  Turdus pelios

Citation:
  Bonaparte, 1850

Reference:
  Consp.Gen.Av. 1 p.273

Protonym:
  Turdus pelios

Avibase ID:
  40A2405D8F570AE9

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/40A2405D

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 563603

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)
  • Show more...
English:
African Thrush
Czech:
drozd africký
German:
Afrikadrossel
Danish:
Afrikansk Drossel
Spanish:
Zorzal Africano
Finnish:
afrikanlaulurastas
French:
Merle africain
Italian:
Tordo africano
Japanese:
afurikatsugumi
Japanese:
アフリカツグミ
Dutch:
Pelioslijster
Norwegian:
Landsbytrost
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Landsbytrast
Polish:
drozd zóltodzioby
Portuguese:
Tordo-africano
Russian:
Африканский дрозд
Slovak:
drozd spevavý
Swedish:
aftontrast
Ukrainian:
Дрізд африканський
Chinese:
非洲鸫


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Merle africain ( Turdus pelios)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Merle africain ( Turdus pelios) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
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eBird version 2015:
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eBird version 2016:
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
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eBird version 2018:
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
African Thrush ( Turdus pelios) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Turdus pelios
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Turdus pelios [version 3]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

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

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Other synonyms


Catalan: merla africana
Czech: drozd africký
Danish: Afrikansk Drossel
German: Afrikadrossel, Gmelindrossel, Kapdrossel, Peliosdrossel
English: African Thrush, West African Thrush
English (IOC): African Thrush
English (Kenya): African Thrush
Spanish: Zorzal Africano
Spanish (Spain): Zorzal Africano
Spanish (HBW): African Thrush
Finnish: Afrikanlaulurastas
French: Grive de Pelios, Grive grisâtre, Merle africain
Hungarian: afrikai rigó
Italian: Tordo africano
Japanese: afurikatsugumi, kiashioriabutsugumi
Japanese: アフリカツグミ, キアシオリアブツグミ
Scientific: Turdus libonyanus pelios, Turdus olivaceus pelios, Turdus pelios, Turdus pelios pelios, Turdus stormsi
Lithuanian: Afrikinis strazdas
Dutch: Afrikaanse Lijster, Pedioslijster, Pelioslijster
Norwegian Nynorsk: Landsbytrast
Norwegian: Landsbytrost
Polish: drozd zóltodzioby, drozd żółtodzioby
Portuguese: Tordo-africano
Russian: Африканский дрозд, Западноафриканский дрозд
Slovak: drozd spevavý
Serbian: Afrički drozd
Swedish: Aftontrast
Swahili: Mkesha wa Afrika
Ukrainian: Дрізд африканський
Chinese: 非洲鸫
Chinese (Traditional): 非洲鶇

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