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Chinese Blackbird

Turdus mandarinus Bonaparte, CLJL 1850

The Chinese blackbird is a member of the thrush family Turdidae. It was formerly considered a subspecies of the common blackbird. Source: Wikipedia




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


Original description

Citation:
  Bonaparte, CLJL 1850

Reference:
   Conspect. Gen. Avium 1 p. 275

Protonym:
  T.[urdus] mandarinus

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/43560418


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  E4B22BE048830952

Avibase ID:
  avibase-E4B22BE0

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/E4B22BE0


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 919390

Geographic range:

  • Turdus mandarinus mandarinus: breeds eastern China (from southern Gansu and southern Shaanxi south through eastern Sichuan to western Yunnan, east to Hebei and Guangdong); partially migratory, wintering to Hainan and northern Indochina
  • Turdus mandarinus sowerbyi: east central China (central Sichuan); resident?
  • Turdus mandarinus intermedius: C Asia to ne Afghanistan, Pamirs and Xinjiang; winters to s Iraq
English:
Chinese Blackbird
German:
Mandarinmsel
French:
Merle de Chine
Japanese (romaji):
kuroutadori
Japanese:
クロウタドリ
Chinese:
乌鸫
Chinese (Traditional):
烏鶇


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Chinese Blackbird ( Turdus mandarinus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Eurasian Blackbird [Chinese] ( Turdus merula [mandarinus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Chinese Blackbird ( Turdus mandarinus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Chinese Blackbird ( Turdus mandarinus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Chinese Blackbird ( Turdus mandarinus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Chinese Blackbird ( Turdus mandarinus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Chinese Blackbird ( Turdus mandarinus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Chinese Blackbird ( Turdus mandarinus) [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Turdus [merula or mandarinus] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms

See also the taxonomic synonyms table.


Bengali: পাতি কালিদামা
German: Mandarinmsel
English: Chinese Blackbird, Eastern blackbird, Eurasian Blackbird [Chinese]
Esperanto: Ĉina merlo
French: Merle de Chine, Merle noir (oriental), Merle noir [oriental]
Japanese (romaji): burakku-bādo, kuro uta-dori, kuroutadori
Japanese: クロウタドリ, ブラックバード
Japanese (Kanji): 黒歌鳥
Korean: 대륙검은지빠귀
Korean (Transliteration): daeryuk-geomeun-jippagwi
Scientific: Turdus mandarinus, Turdus mandarinus mandarinus, Turdus merula [mandarinus], Turdus merula mandarinus
Pinyin: bǎi-shé, fǎn-shé, hēi-dōng, hēi-niǎo, wū-chūn, wū-dōng, wū-gū, wū-niǎo, zhōngguó hēi-dōng
Thai: นกเดินดงสีดำ
Thai (Transliteration): nók doeen-doŋ sĭi-dam
Vietnamese: Chim Hắc đống, Chim Hoét, Chim Hoét đen, Hoét đen
Chinese: 中国黑鸫, 乌鸟, 乌鸪, 乌鸫, 反舌, 百舌, 黑鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 中國黑鶇, 反舌, 烏鳥, 烏鴣, 烏鶇, 百舌, 黑鳥
Chinese (Taiwan, Traditional): 黑鶇
Chinese (Taiwan): 黑鸫

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