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Island or Taiwan Thrush

Turdus [poliocephalus or niveiceps] (= Turdus poliocephalus) Latham, 1801

The Island Thrush (Turdus poliocephalus) is a common forest bird in the thrush family. Almost 50 subspecies have been described, ranging from Taiwan, through South East Asia and Melanesia, to Samoa, exhibiting great differences in plumage. Several subspecies are threatened and three have already become extinct. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Turdidae
Genus:
  Turdus

Scientific:
  Turdus poliocephalus

Citation:
  Latham, 1801

Reference:
  Suppl.ind.orn. p.xliv

Protonym:
  Turdus poliocephalus

Avibase ID:
  A32B84FF97C97825

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/A32B84FF

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 563606

Geographic range:

  • Turdus poliocephalus poliocephalus: Norfolk I. Extinct
  • Turdus poliocephalus erythropleurus: Christmas I. (Indian Ocean)
  • Turdus poliocephalus loeseri: Mountains of n Sumatra
  • Turdus poliocephalus indrapurae: Mountains of sw Sumatra
  • Turdus poliocephalus javanicus: Central Java
  • Turdus poliocephalus fumidus: W Java (Mt. Gedeh region)
  • Turdus poliocephalus biesenbachi: W Java (Mt. Papandajan region)
  • Turdus poliocephalus stresemanni: W Java (Mt. Lawoe region)
  • Turdus poliocephalus whiteheadi: Mountains of e Java
  • Turdus poliocephalus seebohmi: N Borneo (Mt. Kinabalu and Trus Madi)
  • Turdus poliocephalus thomassoni: Mountains of n Luzon (n Philippines)
  • Turdus poliocephalus mayonensis: Mountains of s Luzon (n Philippines)
  • Turdus poliocephalus mindorensis: Mountains of Mindoro (Philippines)
  • Turdus poliocephalus nigrorum: Mountains of Negros (Philippines)
  • Turdus poliocephalus malindangensis: S Philippines (Mt. Malindang region of nw Mindanao)
  • Turdus poliocephalus katanglad: S Philippines (Mt. Katanglad region of central Mindanao)
  • Turdus poliocephalus kelleri: S Philippines (Mt. Apo and adjacent mountains of se Mindanao)
  • Turdus poliocephalus hygroscopus: S-central Sulawesi (Latimojong Mountains)
  • Turdus poliocephalus celebensis: SW Sulawesi (Bonthain Peak and Wawa Kareng)
  • Turdus poliocephalus papuensis: Mountains of se New Guinea
  • Turdus poliocephalus schlegelii: E Lesser Sundas (Mount Mutis on w Timor)
  • Turdus poliocephalus sterlingi: E Lesser Sundas (Mount Ramelan on e Timor)
  • Turdus poliocephalus deningeri: S Moluccas (Mt. Binaia on Seram)
  • Turdus poliocephalus versteegi: W New Guinea (Jayawijaya Mountains)
  • Turdus poliocephalus canescens: Goodenough I. (D'Entrecasteaux Archipelago)
  • Turdus poliocephalus kulambangrae: Kolombangara (Solomon Islands)
  • Turdus poliocephalus placens: Banks Group (Ureparapara and Vanua Lava)
  • Turdus poliocephalus efatensis: Vanuatu (Efate and Nguna)
  • Turdus poliocephalus xanthopus: New Caledonia
  • Turdus poliocephalus layardi: Fiji (Viti Levu, Ovalau, Yasawa and Koro)
  • Turdus poliocephalus pritzbueri: Vanuatu (Tanna; the thrush on Futuna probably also is this subspecies) and Loyalty Islands (Lifou, where probably extinct)
  • Turdus poliocephalus albifrons: Erromango (Vanuatu)
  • Turdus poliocephalus mareensis: Maré (Loyalty Islands). Extinct.
  • Turdus poliocephalus ruficeps: Kadavu (Fiji)
  • Turdus poliocephalus vitiensis: Vanua Levu (Fiji)
  • Turdus poliocephalus hades: Fiji (Gau)
  • Turdus poliocephalus tempesti: Taveuni (Fiji)
  • Turdus poliocephalus samoensis: Western Samoa (Savai'i and Upolu)
  • Turdus poliocephalus vinitinctus: Lord Howe I. Extinct
  • Turdus poliocephalus heinrothi: Bismarck Archipelago (Mussau)
  • Turdus poliocephalus erebus: New Guinea (Bismarck Mountains)
  • Turdus poliocephalus keysseri: NE New Guinea (Saruwaged Mountains of Huon Peninsula)
  • Turdus poliocephalus tolokiwae: Tolokiwa I. (Bismarck Archipelago)
  • Turdus poliocephalus bougainvillei: Bougainville (Solomon Islands)
  • Turdus poliocephalus sladeni: Guadalcanal (Solomon Islands)
  • Turdus poliocephalus rennellianus: Rennell (Solomon Islands)
  • Turdus poliocephalus vanikorensis: Vanuatu (Vanikoro, Santa Cruz and Espíritu Santo)
  • Turdus poliocephalus whitneyi: Gau I. (Banks Group)
  • Turdus poliocephalus malekulae: Vanuatu (Pentecost, Malakulu and Ambrim)
  • Turdus poliocephalus becki: Vanuatu (Paama, Lopevi, Epi and Mai)
  • Turdus niveiceps: Mountains of Taiwan and Lan-yü I.
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English:
Island or Taiwan Thrush
Catalan:
merla insular
Czech:
drozd indopacifický
Danish:
Ødrossel
German:
Südseedrossel
Spanish:
Zorzal Insular
Spanish (Spain):
Zorzal Insular
Finnish:
tyynenmerenrastas
French:
Merle des îles ou M. de Taïwan
Croatian:
otočni kos
Hungarian:
szigeti rigó
Italian:
Tordo insulare
Japanese:
taiwantsugumi
Japanese:
タイワンツグミ
Lithuanian:
Kalninis strazdas
Dutch:
Eilandmerel
Norwegian:
Øytrost
Polish:
drozd wyspowy
Russian:
Островной дрозд
Slovak:
drozd ostrovný
Serbian:
Pacifički ostrvski drozd
Swedish:
ötrast
Ukrainian:
Дрізд мінливоперий
Chinese:
岛鸫
Chinese (Traditional):
白頭鶇〔島鶇〕


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Island or Taiwan Thrush ( Turdus [poliocephalus or niveiceps])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Island Thrush ( Turdus poliocephalus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Island Thrush ( Turdus poliocephalus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Island or Taiwan Thrush ( Turdus [poliocephalus or niveiceps])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Island or Taiwan Thrush ( Turdus [poliocephalus or niveiceps])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Island or Taiwan Thrush ( Turdus [poliocephalus or niveiceps])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Island or Taiwan Thrush ( Turdus [poliocephalus or niveiceps])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
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Birdlife checklist version 00:
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Birdlife checklist version 02:
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Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
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Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
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Christidis and Boles (2008): Systematics and Taxonomy of Australian Birds:
Island Thrush ( Turdus poliocephalus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Merle des îles ( Turdus poliocephalus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Merle des îles ( Turdus poliocephalus) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
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Clements 5th edition (as published):
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Clements, version 2017:
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eBird version 1.50:
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eBird version 2017:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
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Morony, Bock and Farrand:
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Oriental Bird Club:
Island Thrush ( Turdus poliocephalus) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Turdus poliocephalus [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Turdus poliocephalus [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Turdus poliocephalus [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Island Thrush ( Turdus poliocephalus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Island Thrush ( Turdus poliocephalus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Island Thrush ( Turdus poliocephalus) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Turdus poliocephalus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Turdus poliocephalus [version 1]

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Catalan: merla insular
Czech: drozd indopacifický, Drozd pacifický
Danish: Ødrossel
German: Südseedrossel
English: Goodenough Island Blackbird, Island or Taiwan Thrush, Island Thrush, Lord Howe Island thrush, Mountain Blackbird
Spanish: Mirlo Isleño, Zorzal Insular
Spanish (Spain): Zorzal Insular
Finnish: Tyynenmerenrastas
French: Grive des îles, Merle calédonien, Merle des îles, Merle des îles ou M. de Taiwan, Merle des îles ou M. de Taïwan, Merle du Pacifique
Croatian: otočni kos
Hungarian: szigeti rigó
Indonesian: Anis Gunung, Burung anis gunung
Italian: Tordo insulare, Tordo isolano
Japanese: taiwantsugumi
Japanese: タイワンツグミ
Scientific: Turdus [poliocephalus or niveiceps], Turdus poliocephalus, Turdus poliocephalus poliocephalus
Lithuanian: Kalninis strazdas
Rennell: tengangangau
Dutch: Eilandmerel
Norwegian: Øytrost
Polish: drozd wyspowy
Portuguese (Portugal): Tordo-insular
Russian: Горный дрозд, Островной дрозд
Slovak: drozd ostrovný
Serbian: Pacifički ostrvski drozd
Swedish: Bergskoltrast, Ötrast
Ukrainian: Дрізд мінливоперий
Chinese: 岛鸫, 白頭鶇
Chinese (Traditional): 白頭鶇, 白頭鶇〔島鶇〕

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