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

Threats - protection

IUCN conservation status
Extinct
Threatened
Least
concern
Extinc
in the Wild
Near
threatened
Not
evaluated
EX EW CR EN VU NT LC NE

Sources of information

Other sources of interest

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published: - Updated: 29-09-2008
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