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Genus: Turdus


Thrushes belonging to the genus Turdus are distributed around the globe, including Europe, Africa, Asia, and North and South America. The only two members of the genus present in Australia are introduced (Eurasian Blackbird and Song Thrush).


Turdus is a genus in the family Turdidae. The type species is the Mistle Thrush.
The former genera Platycichla, Cichlherminia, Otocichla and Psophocichla are now included in this genus. Nesocichla might end up here as well.

Genus Turdus viewedit
T. mupinensis Chinese Thrush
T. simensis Ethiopian Thrush
T. litsitsirupa Groundscraper Thrush
T. viscivorus Mistle Thrush
T. philomelos Song Thrush
T. abyssinicus Abyssinian Thrush
T. helleri Taita Thrush
T. roehli Usambara Thrush
T. iliacus Redwing
T. plebejus Mountain Thrush
T. merula Eurasian Blackbird
T. leucomelas Pale-breasted Thrush
T. fumigatus Cocoa Thrush
T. hauxwelli Hauxwell's Thrush
T. flavipes Yellow-legged Thrush
T. obsoletus Pale-vented Thrush
T. assimilis White-throated Thrush
T. albicollis White-necked Thrush
T. rufiventris Rufous-bellied Thrush
T. grayi Clay-colored Thrush
T. nudigenis Spectacled Thrush
T. maculirostris Ecuadorian Thrush
T. sanchezorum Varzea Thrush
T. haplochrous Unicolored Thrush
T. ludoviciae Somali Thrush
T. mandarinus Chinese Blackbird
T. tephronotus Bare-eyed Thrush
T. libonyana Kurrichane Thrush
T. bewsheri Comoro Thrush
T. menachensis Yemen Thrush
T. olivaceus Olive Thrush
T. smithi Karoo Thrush
T. lherminieri Forest Thrush
T. leucops Pale-eyed Thrush
T. jamaicensis White-eyed Thrush
T. swalesi La Selle Thrush
T. infuscatus Black Thrush
T. nigrescens Sooty Thrush
T. migratorius American Robin
T. rufopalliatus Rufous-backed Robin
T. rufitorques Rufous-collared Robin
T. falcklandii Austral Thrush
T. reevi Plumbeous-backed Thrush
T. subalaris Blacksmith Thrush
T. lawrencii Lawrence's Thrush
T. murinus Pantepui Thrush
T. eremita Tristan Thrush
T. amaurochalinus Creamy-bellied Thrush
T. ignobilis Black-billed Thrush
T. arthuri Campina Thrush
T. maranonicus Maranon Thrush
T. fulviventris Chestnut-bellied Thrush
T. olivater Black-hooded Thrush
T. fuscater Great Thrush
T. chiguanco Chiguanco Thrush
T. nigriceps Andean Slaty Thrush
T. serranus Glossy-black Thrush
T. xanthorhynchus Principe Thrush
T. olivaceofuscus Sao Tome Thrush
T. aurantius White-chinned Thrush
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T. plumbeus Red-legged Thrush
T. pelios African Thrush
T. niveiceps Taiwan Thrush
T. boulboul Grey-winged Blackbird
T. simillimus Indian Blackbird
T. cardis Japanese Thrush
T. hortulorum Grey-backed Thrush
T. unicolor Tickell's Thrush
T. dissimilis Black-breasted Thrush
T. feae Grey-sided Thrush
T. obscurus Eyebrowed Thrush
T. chrysolaus Brown-headed Thrush
T. celaenops Izu Thrush
T. pallidus Pale Thrush
T. poliocephalus Island Thrush
T. kessleri Kessler's Thrush
T. maximus Tibetan Blackbird
T. pilaris Fieldfare
T. albocinctus White-collared Blackbird
T. rubrocanus Chestnut Thrush
T. torquatus Ring Ouzel
T. atrogularis Black-throated Thrush
T. ruficollis Red-throated Thrush
T. eunomus Dusky Thrush
T. naumanni Naumann's Thrush


  • Phylogenetic relationships between Turdus species: mitochondrial cytochrome b gene analysis. Pan et al., Ornis Fennica 84: 1-11 (2007).
  • Molecular systematics of a speciose, cosmopolitan songbird genus: defining the limits of and relationships among the Turdus thrushes. Voelker et al., Mol Phylogenet Evol. 42: 422-434 (2007).

Pages in category ‘Turdus’

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