Shiny Whistling-Thrush

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Shiny Whistling-Thrush

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Alternate name
Myiophonus melanurus Scientific name
Passeriformes. Order
Turdidae Family
Tropical rainforest, often near water, up to 500 m. Endemic to:- [Indonesia:- Greater Sundas:- Sulawesi & Sumartra,] Habitat-Altitude-Range
Arthropods, larvae, fruit, berries & seed. Habits
6262 - TSN: 561350 World Number
Least Concern Status

Photo by Lim Kim Chuah © all rights reserved

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Shiny Whistling-thrush Myophonus melanurus Desmond Allen Mount Kerinci, West Sumatra, Sumatra Indonesia XC81137 song

  Czech: modravec lesklý, Skalník temný
Danish: Sumatraflřjtedrossel
German: Glanzpfeifdrossel, Glanz-Pfeifdrossel
English: Shiny Whistling Thrush, Shiny whistling trush, Shiny Whistling-Thrush, Sumatran Whistling Thrush, Sumatran Whistling-Thrush
Spanish: Arrenga Brillante
Finnish: Sumatranjokirastas
French: Arrenga de Sumatra, Merle siffleur brillant
Indonesian: Ciungbatu Sumatera
Italian: Tordo fischiatore splendente, Tordo zufolatore smagliante
Japanese: sumatorarurichou
Japanese: スマトラルリチョウ
Latin: Myiophoneus melanurus, Myiophonus melanurus, Myophoneus melanurus, Myophonus melanurus
Dutch: Glanzende Fluitlijster
Norwegian: Glansplystretrost
Polish: gwizdokos lsniacy, gwizdokos lśniący
Russian: Блестящий свистящий дрозд
Slovak: hvízdac lesklý
Swedish: Glansvisseltrast
Chinese: 辉亮啸鸫
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