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Song Thrush

Turdus philomelos Brehm, CL, 1831

The Song Thrush (Turdus philomelos) is a thrush that breeds across much of Eurasia. It is also known in English dialects as throstle or mavis. It has brown upperparts and black-spotted cream or buff underparts and has three recognised subspecies. Its distinctive song, which has repeated musical phrases, has frequently been referred to in poetry. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Turdidae
Genus:
  Turdus

Scientific:
  Turdus philomelos

Citation:
  Brehm, CL, 1831

Reference:
  Handb.Naturgesch.Vog.Deutschl. p.382

Protonym:
  Turdus philomelos

Avibase ID:
  D929EB214A698282

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/D929EB21

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 563604

Geographic range:

  • Turdus philomelos philomelos: N and e Europe to central Asia; winters to North Africa and Iran
  • Turdus philomelos clarkei: British Isles and w Europe; winters to n Mediterranean basin
  • Turdus philomelos hebridensis: Outer Hebrides and Isle of Skye
  • Turdus philomelos nataliae: Sayan Mountains to Lake Baikal and n Iran; winters to s Iran
English:
Song Thrush
Czech:
drozd zpěvný
German:
Singdrossel
Danish:
Sangdrossel
Spanish:
Zorzal Común
Finnish:
laulurastas
French:
Grive musicienne
Icelandic:
Söngþröstur
Italian:
Tordo bottaccio
Japanese:
utatsugumi
Japanese:
ウタツグミ
Dutch:
Zanglijster
Norwegian:
Måltrost
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Måltrast
Polish:
śpiewak
Portuguese:
Tordo-comum
Russian:
Певчий дрозд
Slovak:
drozd plavý
Swedish:
taltrast
Ukrainian:
Дрізд співочий
Chinese:
欧歌鸫


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
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African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
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African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
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African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
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African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
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African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 59th suppl.):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
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Birdlife checklist version 00:
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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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Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
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Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
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British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition):
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British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition, incl. Jan 2009 suppl.):
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Christidis and Boles (2008): Systematics and Taxonomy of Australian Birds:
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Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
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Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
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Clements 1st edition:
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Clements 3rd edition:
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Clements 4th edition:
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Clements 5th edition (as published):
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eBird version 1.50:
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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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Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.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 and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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Morony, Bock and Farrand:
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Oriental Bird Club:
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James Lee Peters:
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James Lee Peters (original):
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James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
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Sibley and Monroe (1993):
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Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
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Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
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Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
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Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
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Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms


Arabic: السّمنة المغردة, السمّنة المطربة, السمنة المغردة, النبار
Asturian: Malvís
Azerbaijani: Oxuyan qaratoyuq
Belarusian: Дрозд-спявун, Пеўчи дрозд
Bulgarian: Поен дрозд
Breton: An drask-sut, Bondrask, Milc'hwid
Catalan: Tord, Tord comú, Tordanxa
Catalan (Balears): Tord
Valencian: Tordanxa
Montenegrin: drozd pjevač
Czech: Drozd zpevný, Drozd zpěvný, drozd zpìvný
Welsh: Aderyn bronfraith, Bronfraith, Bronfraith fach, Fronfraith
Danish: Sangdrossel
German: Singdrossel
Greek: (Κοινή) Τσίχλα, Τζίκλα, Τσίχλα
Greek (Cypriot): Τζίκλα
Emiliano-romagnolo: Zisecia
English: Common Song Thrush, European Song Thrush, Song Thrush
English (IOC): Song Thrush
Esperanto: kantturdo
Spanish: Zorzal Comun, Zorzal Común
Spanish (Spain): Zorzal Común
Spanish (HBW): Zorzal común
Estonian: Laulurästas
Basque: Birigarro arrunt, Birigarro arrunta, Tord comú
Persian: توکای باغی
Finnish: Laulurastas
Faroese: Ljómtrøstur
French: Grive musicienne
Frisian: Bûnte Lyster
Irish: Smólach, Smólach Ceoil
Gaelic: Smeòrach
Galician: Tord comú , Tordo común, Tordo-zorzal
Manx: Lhon, Thresh Len, Treshlen
Hebrew: קיכלי רונן, קכלי רונן
Croatian: Drozd Cikelj
Hungarian: Énekes rigó
Armenian: [Yergogh Kernekh ], Երգող Կեռնեխ, Երքող կեռնեխ
Icelandic: Söngþröstur
Italian: Clumbèina, Gazanèa, Tordo, Tordo bottaccio
Modenese: Clumbèina
Paduan: Gazanèa
Japanese: Uta tsugumi, utatsugumi, Uta-tsugumi
Japanese: ウタツグミ
Japanese (Kanji): 歌鶇
Georgian: მგალობელი შაშვი, წრიპა, წრიპა შაშვი, ჯიჯღი
Kazakh: µуезшіл сайрақ
Kazakh (Transliteration): äwezşil sayraq
Cornish: Molgh los
Scientific: Turdus ericetorum, Turdus philomelogus, Turdus philomelos, Turdus philomelos philomelos, Turdus philomelus
Luxembourgish: Dréischel
Limburgish: Krammesvogel, Kramsvogel
Lithuanian: Strazdas giesmininkas
Latvian: Dziedātājstrazds
Macedonian: Дрозд пејач
Mongolian: Дууч хөөндэй
Mongolian (Transliteration): duuch khööndei
Moldavian: Sturz cântător
Maltese: Malvizz
Dutch: Zanglijster
Norwegian Nynorsk: Måltrast
Norwegian: Måltrost, Nattvake, Talatrost
Polish: (drozd) śpiewak, drozd spiewak, Drozd śpiewak, spiewak, Śpiewak, śpiewak drozd
Pinyin: gē-dōng, ōu gē-dōng
Portuguese: tordo comum, Tordo-comum, tordo-pinto
Portuguese (Portugal): Tordo-pinto
Romansh: Filomela
Romanian: Sturz cântător
Russian: Pevchy Drozd, Дрозд певчий, Певчий дрозд
Scots: Smeorach
Sindhi: س ٽًبي ثبٯي
Northern Sami: Jievzeloddi
Slovak: Drozd plavý
Slovenian: cikovt
Albanian: Mëllenja këngëtare, Tusha këngëtare
Serbian: Cikelj, Drozd pevac, Drozd pevač, drozd pjevac, drozd pjevač, Дрозд певац, Дрозд певач, Цикељ
Swedish: Taltrast
Turkish: Güzel-seslı Ardıç Kuşu, İter ardıç, Öter Ardıç, öter ardyç, Әуезшіл сайрақ
Tuvinian: Ыраажы бааржык
Ukrainian: Дрізд співочий , Співочий дрізд
Chinese: 欧歌鸫, 歌鸫
Chinese (Traditional): 歌鶇, 歐歌鶇

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