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Thrush, Amami
Bird Info
Bird Info
Scientific Name:
Zoothera major
Asia, Austria, Bangladesh, Belgium, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, Cyprus, Denmark, Eastern Europe excluding Russia, Europe, Finland, France, Global, Greece, Greenland, Hong Kong, Iceland, India, IndoChina, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Korea, Laos, Latvia, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Melanesia, Middle East, Moldova, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, PakistanIndiaBanghladesh, Papua New Guinea, Poland, Romania, Russia Read more
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The global population size has not been quantified. The species is variously described as "uncommon" to "fairly common" across much of its range (Clement and Hathway 2000), In Europe, the breeding population is estimated to number 25000-100000 breeding pairs, equating to 75000-300000 individuals (Bi ...
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This large, heavily patterned thrush is similar in appearance to the White's Thrush. It has warm olive-brown to buff upperparts and whitish underparts with heavy black scaling. It has twelve tail feathers. The White's Thrush is smaller and has fourteen tail feathers. It has a cheerful song similar to the Siberian Thrush. Among thrushes, only the Blue Whistling Thrush typically attains a larger size. The Amami Thrush ranges in length from 29 to 31 cm (11 to 12 in) and weighs approximately 172 g (6.1 oz). Among standard measurements, the wing chord is 16.4 to 17.3 cm (6.5 to 6.8 in), the bill is 3.1 to 3.3 cm (1.2 to 1.3 in) and the tarsus is 4.1 to 4.5 cm (1.6 to 1.8 in).[ 1] ...
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