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Eurasian Blackbird

Turdus merula Linnaeus, 1758




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Turdidae
Genus:
  Turdus

Scientific:
  Turdus merula

Citation:
  Linnaeus, 1758

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.10 p.170

Protonym:
  Turdus Merula

Avibase ID:
  6D7A9C93AD1830EB

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/6D7A9C93

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 179757

Geographic range:

  • Turdus merula merula: W Europe; introd. se Australia, Tasmania, Norfolk, Lord Howe is.
  • Turdus merula cabrerae: Madeira and w Canary Islands
  • Turdus merula aterrimus: SE Europe to Crete, Rhodes, Caucasus, Transcaucasia and n Iran
  • Turdus merula syriacus: S Turkey to Syria, n Iraq and s Iran
  • Turdus merula azorensis: Azores
  • Turdus merula mauritanicus: North Africa (Morocco to Tunisia)
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English:
Eurasian Blackbird
Catalan:
Merla
Czech:
drozd černý
Danish:
Solsort
German:
Amsel
Spanish:
Mirlo Común
Spanish (Spain):
Mirlo Común
Finnish:
mustarastas
French:
Merle noir
Croatian:
Kos
Hungarian:
Fekete rigó
Icelandic:
Svartþröstur
Italian:
Merlo
Japanese (romaji):
nishikuroutadori
Japanese:
ニシクロウタドリ
Lithuanian:
juodasis strazdas
Dutch:
Merel
Norwegian:
Svarttrost
Polish:
kos
Portuguese:
Melro-preto
Russian:
дрозд
Slovak:
drozd
Serbian:
kos
Swedish:
Koltrast
Ukrainian:
Чорний дрізд
Chinese:
乌鸫
Chinese (Traditional):
烏鶇


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Eurasian Blackbird ( Turdus merula) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Eurasian Blackbird [nominate group] ( Turdus merula [merula])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Eurasian Blackbird [nominate group] ( Turdus merula [merula])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Eurasian Blackbird ( Turdus merula) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Eurasian Blackbird ( Turdus merula) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Eurasian Blackbird ( Turdus merula) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Eurasian Blackbird ( Turdus merula) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Eurasian Blackbird ( Turdus merula) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Eurasian Blackbird ( Turdus merula) [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

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

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Other synonyms


Arabic: الشحرور
Asturian: Ñerbatu
Azerbaijani: Qara qaratoyuğu
Belarusian: Дрозд чорны, Чорны дрозд
Bulgarian: Кос
Bengali: পাতি কালিদামা
Breton: Ar voualc'h du
Catalan: Merla
Catalan (Balears): Mèrlera
Montenegrin: kos
Czech: drozd černý
Welsh: Mwyalchen
Danish: Solsort
German: Amsel
Greek: Κότσυφας
Greek (Cypriot): Μαυρόπουλλος
English: Blackbird, Common blackbird, Eurasian Blackbird, Eurasian Blackbird (nominate group), Eurasian Blackbird [nominate group]
English (Australia): Common Blackbird
Esperanto: merlo
Spanish: Mirlo Común
Spanish (Spain): Mirlo Común
Estonian: Musträstas
Basque: Zozo arrunta
Persian: توکای سیاه
Finnish: mustarastas
Faroese: Kvørkveggja
French: Merle noir, Merle noir (groupe nominal)
Frisian: swarte lyster
Irish: Lon Dubh
Gaelic: Lon-Dubh
Galician: Merlo
Hebrew: שחרור
Croatian: Kos
Hungarian: Fekete rigó, Feketerigó
Armenian: Սև Կեռնեխ
Icelandic: Svartþröstur
Italian: Merlo
Japanese (romaji): kuro uta-dori, kuroutadori, nishikuroutadori
Japanese: クロウタドリ, ニシクロウタドリ
Japanese (Kanji): 黒歌鳥
Georgian: შაშვი
Kazakh: Қара сайрақ
Kazakh (Transliteration): qara sayraq
Korean: 대륙검은지빠귀
Cornish: Molgh dhu
Scientific: Turdus merula, Turdus merula [merula], Turdus merula merula
Luxembourgish: Märel
Lithuanian: juodasis strazdas
Latvian: melnais meža strazds
Macedonian: Ќос
Malayalam: കരിങ്കിളി
Mongolian: Хар хөөндэй
Mongolian (Transliteration): khar khööndei
Moldavian: Mierlă
Maltese: Malvizz Iswed
Dutch: Merel
Norwegian: Svarttrost
Polish: kos
Pinyin: wū-dōng
Portuguese: Melro-preto
Portuguese (Portugal): Melro
Romansh: Merlotscha
Romanian: Mierlă, mierla-neagra
Russian: дрозд, Дрозд черный, Черный дрозд
Northern Sami: Cáhppesrásttis
Slovak: drozd
Slovenian: kos
Albanian: Mëllënja
Serbian: kos
Swedish: Koltrast
Thai: นกเดินดงสีดำ
Turkmen: karatavuk
Turkish: Karatavuk, Қара сайрақ
Ukrainian: Чорний дрізд
Chinese: 乌鸫
Chinese (Traditional): 烏鶇

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