Groundscraper Thrush

Turdus litsitsirupa - Merle litsitsirupa Grive litsitsirupa

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Turdidés

  • Genus
    :

    Turdus

  • Species
    :

    litsitsirupa

Descriptor

Smith, A, 1836

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 22 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 67 à 84 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Merle litsitsirupa
adult
Merle litsitsirupa
adult

Groundscraper Thrush (Turdus litsitsirupa) is a species of bird in the Turdidae family.

Subspecific information 4 subspecies

  • Turdus litsitsirupa litsitsirupa (c Namibia and s Zambia to n South Africa and s Mozambique)
  • Turdus litsitsirupa simensis (Eritrea and Ethjiopia)
  • Turdus litsitsirupa pauciguttatus (s Angola and n Namibia to w Zimbabwe)
  • Turdus litsitsirupa stierlingi (c Angola to Tanzania)

Foreign names

  • Merle litsitsirupa,
  • Zorzal litsitsirupa,
  • tordo-de-peito-malhado,
  • Akaziendrossel,
  • akácia rigó,
  • Acacialijster,
  • Tordo grattaterra,
  • jordtrast,
  • Marktrost,
  • drozd akáciový,
  • drozd pruholící,
  • Opret Jorddrossel,
  • pöyhijärastas,
  • Gevlekte Lyster,
  • griva africana,
  • drozd kroplisty,
  • Дрозд-землекоп,
  • ウタツグミモドキ,
  • 非洲地鸫,
  • 草原寬鶇,

Voice song and cries

Merle litsitsirupa
adult

Habitat

Merle litsitsirupa
adult

Savanna : Dry ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical High Altitude ; Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical High Altitude ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Pastureland, Plantations, Rural Gardens

Geographic range

Sources of information

Other sources of interest

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published: - Updated: 29-09-2010
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