Ring Ouzel

Turdus torquatus - Merle à plastron

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Turdidés

  • Genus
    :

    Turdus

  • Species
    :

    torquatus

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1758

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 24 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 38 à 42 cm.
  • Weight
    : 90 à 130 g
Longevity

8 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Ring Ouzel (Turdus torquatus) is a species of bird in the Turdidae family.

Subspecific information 3 Subspecies

  • Turdus torquatus torquatus (w and n Europe)
  • Turdus torquatus alpestris (n Spain and c Europe to Greece and w Turkey)
  • Turdus torquatus amicorum (c Turkey to Turkmenistan and n Iran)

Foreign names

  • Merle à plastron,
  • Mirlo Capiblanco,
  • Melro-de-colar,
  • Ringdrossel,
  • Örvös rigó,
  • Beflijster,
  • Merlo dal collare,
  • Ringtrast,
  • Ringtrost,
  • drozd kolohrivec,
  • kos horský,
  • Ringdrossel,
  • sepelrastas,
  • merla de pit blanc,
  • Mánaþröstur,
  • drozd obrożny,
  • apkakles strazds,
  • komatar,
  • Белозобый дрозд,
  • クビワツグミ,
  • 环颈鸫,
  • 環頸鶇,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Boreal, Temperate ; Shrubland : Temperate, Mediterranean-type Shrubby Vegetation ; Grassland : Temperate ; Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) :

Geographic range

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