Cocoa Thrush

Turdus fumigatus - Merle cacao

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Turdidés

  • Genus
    :

    Turdus

  • Species
    :

    fumigatus

Descriptor

Lichtenstein, MHC, 1823

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 24 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 55 à 83 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Merle cacao
adult
Merle cacao
adult

Cocoa Thrush (Turdus fumigatus) is a species of bird in the Turdidae family.

Subspecific information 5 subspecies

  • Turdus fumigatus fumigatus (the Guianas, n and e Brazil)
  • Turdus fumigatus aquilonalis (ne Colombia, n Venezuela and Trinidad)
  • Turdus fumigatus orinocensis (e Colombia and w Venezuela)
  • Turdus fumigatus bondi (St. Vincent. s Lesser Antilles.)
  • Turdus fumigatus personus (Grenada. s Lesser Antilles.)

Foreign names

  • Merle cacao,
  • Zorzal cacao,
  • sabiá-da-mata,
  • Kakaodrossel,
  • kakaó rigó,
  • Cacaolijster,
  • Tordo cioccolato,
  • kakaotrast,
  • Røyktrost,
  • drozd mravčí,
  • drozd skvrnitý,
  • Kakaodrossel,
  • kaakaorastas,
  • tord cacau,
  • drozd rudy,
  • Гренадский дрозд,
  • ココアムジツグミ,
  • 淡臀鸫,
  • 可可鶇,

Voice song and cries

Merle cacao
adult plum. breeding

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland, Subtropical/Tropical Mangrove Vegetation Above High Tide Level, Subtropical/Tropical Swamp ; Savanna : Dry ; Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls), Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Plantations, Subtropical/Tropical Heavily Degraded Former Forest

Geographic range

Sources of information

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published: - Updated: 17-10-2012
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