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Category:Turdidae - BirdForum Opus

Family: Turdidae


Thrushes and allies.


Turdidae is a family in the Order Passeriformes.
The newest Clements update brought some changes to this family. Some families were moved from here to the Muscicapidae (Alethe, Pseudalethe, Brachypteryx, Myophonus and Monticola) and the genus Cochoa was moved from the Orld World Flycatchers to here.
The genera Neocossyphus and Pseudocossyphus are also sometimes also placed within the Old World Flycatchers Muscicapidae. Furthermore the taxonomic placement of Geomalia is not clear. This species may well not be a Thrush at all and is sometimes placed within the Babblers Timaliidae.

Family Turdidae viewedit

Genus Stizorhina viewedit
S. fraseri Rufous Flycatcher Thrush
S. finschii Finsch's Flycatcher Thrush

Genus Neocossyphus viewedit
N. rufus Red-tailed Ant Thrush
N. poensis White-tailed Ant Thrush

Genus Geokichla viewedit
G. sibirica Siberian Thrush
G. wardii Pied Thrush
G. guttata Spotted Ground Thrush
G. camaronensis Black-eared Ground Thrush
G. princei Grey Ground Thrush
G. crossleyi Crossley's Ground Thrush
G. oberlaenderi Oberländer's Ground Thrush
G. piaggiae Abyssinian Ground Thrush
G. gurneyi Orange Ground Thrush
G. spiloptera Spot-winged Thrush
G. cinerea Ashy Thrush
G. dumasi Buru Thrush
G. joiceyi Seram Thrush
G. interpres Chestnut-capped Thrush
G. leucolaema Enggano Thrush
G. dohertyi Chestnut-backed Thrush
G. peronii Orange-sided Thrush
G. schistacea Slaty-backed Thrush
G. erythronota Red-backed Thrush
G. mendeni Red-and-black Thrush
G. citrina Orange-headed Thrush

Genus Zoothera viewedit
Z. dixoni Long-tailed Thrush
Z. mollissima Alpine Thrush
Z. salimalii Himalayan Thrush
Z. griseiceps Sichuan Thrush
Z. heinrichi Geomalia
Z. marginata Dark-sided Thrush
Z. monticola Long-billed Thrush
Z. everetti Everett's Thrush
Z. andromedae Sunda Thrush
Z. aurea White's Thrush
Z. dauma Scaly Thrush
Z. major Amami Thrush
Z. neilgherriensis Nilgiri Thrush
Z. imbricata Sri Lanka Thrush
Skull t.png Z. terrestris
Bonin Thrush Skull t.png
Z. margaretae Makira Thrush
Z. turipavae Guadalcanal Thrush
Z. lunulata Bassian Thrush
Z. talaseae Black-backed Thrush
Z. heinei Russet-tailed Thrush
Z. machiki Fawn-breasted Thrush

Genus Cataponera viewedit
C. turdoides Sulawesi Thrush

Genus Nesocichla viewedit
N. eremita Tristan Thrush

Genus Sialia viewedit
S. sialis Eastern Bluebird
S. mexicana Western Bluebird
S. currucoides Mountain Bluebird

Genus Myadestes viewedit
M. townsendi Townsend's Solitaire
M. occidentalis Brown-backed Solitaire
M. elisabeth Cuban Solitaire
M. genibarbis Rufous-throated Solitaire
M. melanops Black-faced Solitaire
M. coloratus Varied Solitaire
M. unicolor Slate-colored Solitaire
M. ralloides Andean Solitaire
Skull t.png M. myadestinus
Kamao Skull t.png
Skull t.png M. oahensis
Amaui Skull t.png
Skull t.png M. lanaiensis
Olomao Skull t.png
M. obscurus Omao
M. palmeri Puaiohi

Genus Catharus viewedit
C. gracilirostris Black-billed Nightingale-Thrush
C. aurantiirostris Orange-billed Nightingale-Thrush
C. fuscater Slaty-backed Nightingale-Thrush
C. occidentalis Russet Nightingale-Thrush
C. frantzii Ruddy-capped Nightingale-Thrush
C. mexicanus Black-headed Nightingale-Thrush
C. dryas Spotted Nightingale-Thrush
C. fuscescens Veery
C. minimus Gray-cheeked Thrush
C. bicknelli Bicknell's Thrush
C. ustulatus Swainson's Thrush
C. guttatus Hermit Thrush

Genus Hylocichla viewedit
H. mustelina Wood Thrush

Genus Psophocichla viewedit
P. litsipsirupa Groundscraper Thrush

Genus Entomodestes viewedit
E. coracinus Black Solitaire
E. leucotis White-eared Solitaire

Genus Cichlopsis viewedit
C. leucogenys Rufous-brown Solitaire

Genus Turdus viewedit
T. menachensis Yemen Thrush
T. ludoviciae Somali Thrush
T. helleri Taita Thrush
T. abyssinicus Abyssinian Thrush
T. roehli Usambara Thrush
T. bewsheri Comoro Thrush
T. libonyana Kurrichane Thrush
T. olivaceus Olive Thrush
T. smithi Karoo Thrush
T. olivaceofuscus Sao Tome Thrush
T. xanthorhynchus Principe Thrush
T. pelios African Thrush
T. tephronotus Bare-eyed Thrush
T. hortulorum Grey-backed Thrush
T. unicolor Tickell's Thrush
T. dissimilis Black-breasted Thrush
T. cardis Japanese Thrush
T. albocinctus White-collared Blackbird
T. torquatus Ring Ouzel
T. boulboul Grey-winged Blackbird
T. merula Eurasian Blackbird
T. mandarinus Chinese Blackbird
T. maximus Tibetan Blackbird
T. simillimus Indian Blackbird
T. poliocephalus Island Thrush
T. rubrocanus Chestnut Thrush
T. kessleri Kessler's Thrush
T. feae Grey-sided Thrush
T. obscurus Eyebrowed Thrush
T. pallidus Pale Thrush
T. chrysolaus Brown-headed Thrush
T. celaenops Izu Thrush
T. atrogularis Black-throated Thrush
T. ruficollis Red-throated Thrush
T. eunomus Dusky Thrush
T. naumanni Naumann's Thrush
T. pilaris Fieldfare
T. iliacus Redwing
T. philomelos Song Thrush
T. mupinensis Chinese Thrush
T. viscivorus Mistle Thrush
T. nigrescens Sooty Thrush
T. infuscatus Black Thrush
T. plebejus Mountain Thrush
T. leucops Pale-eyed Thrush
T. falcklandii Austral Thrush
T. reevi Plumbeous-backed Thrush
T. flavipes Yellow-legged Thrush
T. leucomelas Pale-breasted Thrush
T. fumigatus Cocoa Thrush
T. hauxwelli Hauxwell's Thrush
T. obsoletus Pale-vented Thrush
T. rufiventris Rufous-bellied Thrush
T. grayi Clay-colored Thrush
T. nudigenis Spectacled Thrush
T. maculirostris Ecuadorian Thrush
T. sanchezorum Varzea Thrush
T. haplochrous Unicolored Thrush
T. jamaicensis White-eyed Thrush
T. lawrencii Lawrence's Thrush
T. amaurochalinus Creamy-bellied Thrush
T. ignobilis Black-billed Thrush
T. maranonicus Maranon Thrush
T. fulviventris Chestnut-bellied Thrush
T. olivater Black-hooded Thrush
T. nigriceps Slaty Thrush
T. fuscater Great Thrush
T. chiguanco Chiguanco Thrush
T. serranus Glossy-black Thrush
T. assimilis White-throated Thrush
T. albicollis White-necked Thrush
T. rufopalliatus Rufous-backed Robin
T. rufitorques Rufous-collared Robin
T. migratorius American Robin
T. swalesi La Selle Thrush
T. aurantius White-chinned Thrush
Skull t.png T. ravidus
Grand Cayman Thrush Skull t.png
T. plumbeus Red-legged Thrush
T. lherminieri Forest Thrush

Genus Ixoreus viewedit
I. naevius Varied Thrush

Genus Ridgwayia viewedit
R. pinicola Aztec Thrush

Genus Chlamydochaera viewedit
C. jefferyi Fruithunter

Genus Cochoa viewedit
C. purpurea Purple Cochoa
C. viridis Green Cochoa
C. beccarii Sumatran Cochoa
C. azurea Javan Cochoa


  1. Clements, JF. 2011. The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World. 6th ed., with updates to August 2011. Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0801445019. Spreadsheet available at http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/downloadable-clements-checklist
  2. Avibase

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