Red-legged Thrush

Turdus plumbeus - Merle vantard

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Turdidés

  • Genus
    :

    Turdus

  • Species
    :

    plumbeus

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1758

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 28 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 50 à 82 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Merle vantard
adult
Merle vantard
adult

Red-legged Thrush (Turdus plumbeus) is a species of bird in the Turdidae family.

Subspecific information 6 subspecies

  • Turdus plumbeus plumbeus (n Bahama Is.)
  • Turdus plumbeus schistaceus (e Cuba)
  • Turdus plumbeus rubripes (c and w Cuba, I. of Pines)
  • Turdus plumbeus coryi (Cayman Is.)
  • Turdus plumbeus ardosiaceus (Hispaniola and Puerto Rico)
  • Turdus plumbeus albiventris (Dominica)

Foreign names

  • Merle vantard,
  • Zorzal patirrojo norteño,
  • sabiá-de-patas-vermelhas,
  • Rotfußdrossel,
  • vöröslábú rigó,
  • Roodpootlijster,
  • Tordo zamperosse,
  • rödbent trast,
  • Rødleggtrost,
  • drozd bielobradý,
  • drozd rudonohý,
  • Rødbenet Drossel,
  • antillienrastas,
  • merla cama-roja,
  • drozd karaibski,
  • Красноногий дрозд,
  • オジロツグミ,
  • 红腿鸫,
  • 紅腿鶇,

Voice song and cries

Merle vantard
adult

Habitat

Merle vantard
adult

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical Moist ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Plantations, Rural Gardens, Urban Areas

Geographic range

Sources of information

Other sources of interest

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published: - Updated: 29-09-2008
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