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Olive Thrush

Cape Thrush, Olive Thrush, Turdus olivaceus, Olyflyster, Kapdrossel, Olivendrossel, Zorzal Oliváceo, Merle olivâtre, Tordo olivaceo, Kaapse Lijster, Tordo-oliváceo, Оливковый дрозд, umuNswi, 橄榄鸫, 橄欖鶇,

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Turdus olivaceus Scientific name
Passeriformes. Order
Turdidae Family
24 cm Length
Tropical tlowland & montane moist  & dry forest, dry, high altitude shrubland, often near water, plantations & rural gardens. Between 900 - 3,780 m Range:- Botswana, Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Rwanda, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia & Zimbabwe.

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Habitat
Altitude
Range
1(2)4 eggs, greenish blue, blotched with rust or grey incubation 14 days, fledging 16 days. Clutch
Arthropods, molluscs, lizards, nestling birds, worms, fruit & berries, Food  
  Habits
6347 - TSN: 563600- Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status

AKA:- Afrikaans: Olyflyster
Czech: drozd olivový
Danish: Olivendrossel
German: Kapdrossel
English: Cape Thrush, Olive Thrush,
Spanish: Zorzal Oliváceo
Finnish: oliivirastas
French: Merle olivâtre
Hungarian: fokföldi rigó
Italian: Tordo olivaceo
Japanese: ori-butsugumi
Japanese: キアシオリアブツグミ
Latin: Turdus olivaceus
Dutch: Kaapse Lijster
Norwegian: Auroratrost
Polish: drozd ogorzaly, drozd ogorzały
Portuguese: Tordo-oliváceo
Russian: Оливковый дрозд
Slovak: drozd africký, Drozd olivový
Sotho, Southern: Setsipitsipi
Swedish: Olivtrast
Swahili: Mkesha Kijanikijivu
Xhosa: Umswi
Chinese: 橄榄鸫, 橄欖鶇
Zulu: umuNswi

Sub-species
Turdus olivaceus
Turdus olivaceus abyssinicus =
Abyssinian Thrush
Turdus olivaceus adamauae
Turdus olivaceus bambusicola
Turdus olivaceus baraka
Turdus olivaceus bocagei
Turdus olivaceus cabanisi
Turdus olivaceus centralis
Turdus olivaceus chiguancoides
Turdus olivaceus chyuluensis
Turdus olivaceus culminans
Turdus olivaceus deckeni
Turdus olivaceus elgonensis
Turdus olivaceus fuscatus
Turdus olivaceus graueri

  • Turdus olivaceus olivaceus: southwestern South Africa (Western Cape)
  • Turdus olivaceus culminans: Eastern South Africa (western Kwazulu-Natal)
  • Turdus olivaceus transvaalensis: northeastern South Africa and Western Swaziland
  • Turdus olivaceus pondoensis: southeastern South Africa (eastern Kwazulu-Natal and Eastern Cape)
  • Turdus olivaceus swynnertoni: Montane forests of E Zimbabwe and adjacent Mozambique
  • Turdus olivaceus milanjensis: Mountains of S Malawi and Mozambique
Source: Clements checklist 2012

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view photos December 16, 2005 Photo by MBoy68 © all rights reserved Cape Thrush, Olive Thrush, Turdus olivaceus, Olyflyster, Kapdrossel, Olivendrossel, Zorzal Oliváceo, Merle olivâtre, Tordo olivaceo, Kaapse Lijster, Tordo-oliváceo, Оливковый дрозд, umuNswi, 橄榄鸫, 橄欖鶇,

 

 

 

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