Song Thrush

Song Thrush


Literature Song Thrush
[order] Passeriformes |

Song Thrush determination[order] Passeriformes | [family] Turdidae | [latin] Turdus philomelos | [UK] Song Thrush | [FR] Grive musicienne | [DE] Singdrossel | [ES] Zorzal ComĂșn | [IT] Tordo bottaccio | [NL] Zanglijster

Subspecies and global distribution

  1. Turdus philomelos nataliae
  2. Turdus philomelos philomelos
  3. Turdus philomelos clarkei
  4. Turdus philomelos hebridensis
  5. Turdus philomelos EU c, w


Post-breeding dispersal, breeding site fidelity and migration/wintering areas of migratory populations of Song Thrush Turdus philomelos in the Western Palearctic
Author(s): R. D. P. Milwright
Abstract: Song Thrush Turdus philomelos ring recovery data gathered over 90 years in central, north and east Europe were analysed in their breeding zones and in 14 migration/wintering areas in Europe, North Africa and the Near East. Few post-breeding movements..[more]..
Source: Ringing & Migration (2006) 23, 21-32
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Blue eggs do not reduce nest predation in the song thrush,
Turdus philomelos

Author(s): Frank Gotmark
Abstract: Many passerine birds with open cup-shaped nests lay blue or blue-green eggs. In thrushes, blue eggs may be cryptic and provide camouflage by imitating spots of light on green leaves. Alternatively, egg coloration may be selectively neutral because ne..[more]..
Source: Behav Ecol Sociobiol (1992) 30:245-252
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Demographic mechanisms of the population decline of the song thrush Turdus philomelos in Britain
Author(s): Robert A. Robinson, Rhys E. Green, Stephen R. Baillie, Will J. Peach, David L. Thomson
Abstract: In Britain, the song thrush Turdus philomelos is categorized as a species of high national conservation concern because of a large population decline during the last three decades. We calculated a series of annual national population estimates for wo..[more]..
Source: Journal of Animal Ecology 73 (4), 670-682
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All of Turdidae

  1. American Robin
  2. Turdus migratorius
  1. Blackbird
  2. Turdus merula
  1. Fieldfare
  2. Turdus pilaris
  1. Grey-cheeked Thrush
  2. Catharus minimus
  1. Hermit Thrush
  2. Catharus guttatus
  1. Mistle Thrush
  2. Turdus viscivorus
  1. Redwing
  2. Turdus iliacus
  1. Ring Ouzel
  2. Turdus torquatus
  1. Song Thrush
  2. Turdus philomelos
  1. Swainsons Thrush
  2. Catharus ustulatus
  1. Varied Thrush
  2. Ixoreus naevius
  1. Veery
  2. Catharus fuscescens
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