Song Thrush

Turdus philomelos - Grive musicienne

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Turdidés

  • Genus
    :

    Turdus

  • Species
    :

    philomelos

Descriptor

Brehm, CL, 1831

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 23 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 33 à 36 cm.
  • Weight
    : 65 à 90 g
Longevity

14 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Song Thrush (Turdus philomelos) is a species of bird in the Turdidae family.

Subspecific information 4 Subspecies

  • Turdus philomelos hebridensis (Outer Hebrides, I. of Skye, w Scotland and w Ireland)
  • Turdus philomelos clarkei (w Europe)
  • Turdus philomelos philomelos (Europe. except w. , n Turkey, the Caucasus and n Iran)
  • Turdus philomelos nataliae (w and c Siberia)

Foreign names

  • Grive musicienne,
  • Zorzal Común,
  • Tordo-pinto,
  • Singdrossel,
  • Énekes rigó,
  • Zanglijster,
  • Tordo bottaccio,
  • Taltrast,
  • Måltrost,
  • drozd plavý,
  • drozd zpěvný,
  • Sangdrossel,
  • laulurastas,
  • tord comú,
  • Söngþröstur,
  • (drozd) śpiewak,
  • dziedātājstrazds, mačiņš,
  • cikovt,
  • Певчий дрозд,
  • ウタツグミ,
  • 欧歌鸫,
  • 歌鶇,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Boreal, Temperate ; Shrubland : Boreal, Temperate, Mediterranean-type Shrubby Vegetation ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Plantations, Rural Gardens, Urban Areas

Geographic range

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