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Taita Thrush
Turdus helleri (Mearns, 1913)
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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Turdidae
Genus:
  Turdus

Scientific:
  Turdus helleri

Citation:
  (Mearns, 1913)

Reference:
  Smiths.Misc.Coll. 61 (10), p. 1

Protonym:
  Planesticus helleri

Avibase ID:
  FC085C6D3136EE88

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/FC085C6D

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 916166


CRITICALLY ENDANGERED

Geographic range:

  • Turdus helleri: SE Kenya (Taita Hills and Mt. Kasigau)
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Taita Thrush
Czech:
  drozd keňský
German:
  Taitadrossel
Danish:
  Taitadrossel
Spanish:
  Zorzal de los Taita
Finnish:
  taitanrastas
French:
  Merle des Taita
Italian:
  Tordo Taita
Japanese:
  zuguroori-butsugumi
Japanese:
  ズグロオリーブツグミ
Dutch:
  Taitalijster
Norwegian:
  Thrush
Polish:
  drozd bialobrzuchy
Russian:
  Таитанский дрозд
Slovak:
  drozd bielobruchý
Swedish:
  taitatrast
Chinese:
  泰塔鸫


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

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

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

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

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Related taxa

Alternative arrangements:  1  2  3 


Other synonyms

Catalan: merla dels monts Taita
Czech: Drozd kenský, drozd keňský
Danish: Taitadrossel, Teitadrossel
German: Taitadrossel
English: Taita Olive Thrush, Taita Thrush, Teita Olive Thrush, Teita Thrush
English (IOC): Taita Thrush
English (Kenya): Taita Thrush
Spanish: Zorzal de los Taita
Spanish (Spain): Zorzal de los Taita
Spanish (HBW): Taita Thrush
Estonian: taita rästas
Finnish: Kenianoliivirastas, taitanrastas
French: Merle des Taita, Merle des Teita
Hungarian: Taita-rigó
Italian: Tordo delle Taita, Tordo Taita
Japanese: zugurooriabutsugumi, zuguroori-butsugumi
Japanese: ズグロオリアブツグミ, ズグロオリーブツグミ, ヅグロオリーブツグミ
Scientific: Planesticus helleri, Turdus helleri, Turdus olivaceus helleri
Lithuanian: Keninis strazdas
Dutch: Taitalijster, Taita-lijster
Norwegian Nynorsk: Taitatrast
Norwegian: Taitatrost, Thrush
Polish: drozd bialobrzuchy, drozd białobrzuchy
Russian: Таитанский дрозд
Slovak: drozd bielobruchý
Swedish: Taitatrast
Swahili: Mkesha wa Taita
Ukrainian: Дрізд таїтайський
Chinese: 泰塔鸫
Chinese (Traditional): 泰塔橄綠鶇

 

         

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