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Taita Thrush

Turdus helleri (Mearns, 1913)

The Taita thrush, also known as the Taita olive thrush or Heller's ground thrush, is an endangered bird from the family of thrushes (Turdidae), endemic to the Taita Hills in Kenya. Source: Wikipedia

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


Original description

Citation:
  (Mearns, 1913)

Reference:
  Smiths.Misc.Coll. p. 1

Protonym:
  Planesticus helleri

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/30095821


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  FC085C6D3136EE88

Avibase ID:
  avibase-FC085C6D

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


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 916166


ENDANGERED

Geographic range:

  • Turdus helleri: SE Kenya (Taita Hills and Mt. Kasigau)
English:
Taita Thrush
Catalan:
merla dels monts Taita
Czech:
drozd keňský
Danish:
Taitadrossel
German:
Taitadrossel
Spanish:
Zorzal de los Taita
Spanish (Spain):
Zorzal de los Taita
Finnish:
taitanrastas
French:
Merle des Taita
Croatian:
kenijski kos
Hungarian:
Taita-rigó
Italian:
Tordo Taita
Japanese (romaji):
zuguroori-butsugumi
Japanese:
ズグロオリーブツグミ
Lithuanian:
Keninis strazdas
Dutch:
Taitalijster
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Taitatrast
Norwegian:
Taitatrost
Polish:
drozd białobrzuchy
Portuguese:
tordo-dos-taita
Russian:
Тайтасский дрозд
Slovak:
drozd bielobruchý
Serbian:
Drozd sa planine Taita
Swedish:
taitatrast
Ukrainian:
Дрізд таїтайський
Chinese:
泰塔鸫
Chinese (Traditional):
泰塔橄綠鶇


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]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Taita Thrush ( Turdus helleri) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
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]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Taita Thrush ( Turdus helleri) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Taita Thrush ( Turdus helleri) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
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, version 2021:
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]
Clements, version 2019:
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 4]
eBird version 2015:
Taita Thrush ( Turdus helleri) [version 4]
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]
eBird version 2019:
Taita Thrush ( Turdus helleri) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
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 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 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) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Taita Thrush ( Turdus helleri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Taita Thrush ( Turdus helleri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Taita Thrush ( Turdus helleri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Taita Thrush ( Turdus helleri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Taita Thrush ( Turdus helleri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Taita Thrush ( Turdus helleri) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Taita Thrush ( Turdus helleri) [version 2]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Turdus helleri [version 2]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Turdus helleri [version 2]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Turdus helleri [version 2]
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Taita Thrush ( Turdus helleri) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
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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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, HBW: Taita Thrush
English (IOC): Taita Thrush
English (Kenya): Taita Thrush
English (United States): Taita Thrush
Esperanto: Kenja turdo
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
Croatian: kenijski kos
Hungarian: Taita-rigó
Italian: Tordo delle Taita, Tordo Taita
Japanese (romaji): 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
Portuguese: tordo-dos-taita
Portuguese (Portugal): tordo-dos-taita
Russian: Таитанский дрозд, Тайтасский дрозд
Slovak: drozd bielobruchý
Serbian: Drozd sa planine Taita
Swedish: Taitatrast
Swahili: Mkesha wa Taita
Turkish: Taita ardıcı
Ukrainian: Дрізд таїтайський
Chinese: 泰塔鸫
Chinese (Traditional): 泰塔橄綠鶇

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