Indian Blackbird

Turdus simillimus - Merle des Nilgiri

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Turdidés

  • Genus
    :

    Turdus

  • Species
    :

    simillimus

Descriptor

Jerdon, 1839

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 22 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 60 à 94 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Merle des Nilgiri
♂ adult
Merle des Nilgiri
♀ adult

Indian Blackbird (Turdus simillimus) is a species of bird in the Turdidae family.

Subspecific information 4 subspecies

  • Turdus simillimus simillimus (sw India)
  • Turdus simillimus nigropileus (w, c and se India)
  • Turdus simillimus bourdilloni (s India)
  • Turdus simillimus kinnisii (Sri Lanka)

Foreign names

  • Merle des Nilgiri,
  • Mirlo indio,
  • melro-indiano,
  • Indienamsel,
  • Indische Merel,
  • indisk trast,
  • Sholatrost,
  • drozd indický,
  • Sydindisk Solsort,
  • intianmustarastas,
  • merla de l'Índia,
  • kos indyjski,
  • Индийский чёрный дрозд,
  • インドクロウタドリ,
  • 南亚乌鸫,
  • 印度烏鶇,

Voice song and cries

Merle des Nilgiri
♂ adult

Geographic range

Sources of information

Other sources of interest

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published: - Updated: 25-06-2012
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