Great Thrush

Turdus fuscater - Merle géant

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Turdidés

  • Genus
    :

    Turdus

  • Species
    :

    fuscater

Descriptor

d'Orbigny Lafresnaye, 1837

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 33 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 128 à 175 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Merle géant
adult
Merle géant
adult

Great Thrush (Turdus fuscater) is a species of bird in the Turdidae family.

Subspecific information 7 subspecies

  • Turdus fuscater fuscater (w Bolivia)
  • Turdus fuscater cacozelus (Santa Marta. n Colombia.)
  • Turdus fuscater clarus (Perijá Mts. ne Colombia and nw Venezuela.)
  • Turdus fuscater quindio (s and w Colombia, n Ecuador)
  • Turdus fuscater gigas (Andes of ne Colombia and nw Venezuela)
  • Turdus fuscater gigantodes (s Ecuador to c Peru)
  • Turdus fuscater ockendeni (se Peru)

Foreign names

  • Merle géant,
  • Mirlo Grande,
  • Riesendrossel,
  • óriásrigó,
  • Reuzenlijster,
  • Tordo maggiore,
  • Stortrast,
  • Stortrost,
  • drozd obrí,
  • drozd velký,
  • Stor Solsort,
  • isomustarastas,
  • merla grossa,
  • drozd duży,
  • Большой дрозд,
  • オニツグミ,
  • 大棕鸫,
  • 大棕鶇,

Voice song and cries

Merle géant
adult

Habitat

Merle géant
adult

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical High Altitude ; Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical High Altitude ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Pastureland, Rural Gardens, Subtropical/Tropical Heavily Degraded Former Forest

Geographic range

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