Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Thrushes and Allies :: Eurasian Blackbird
Eurasian Blackbird Turdus merula
Described by: Linnaeus (1758)
Alternate common name(s): Blackbird, Common Blackbird, European Blackbird
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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RangeIceland to Europe, c. Asia to se. China;
(1) Iceland and w. Europe (British Isles and c. Scandinavia e. across Russia to the Ural Mountains).
Introduced in se. Australia (New South Wales, Victoria, e. South Australia and Tasmania) and New Zealand. Also present on Lord Howe Is., Norfolk Is., Macquarie Is., and Kermadec Is.
(2) Azore Is.
(3) Madeira and w. Canary Is.
(4) Nw. Africa (nw. Mauritania and Morocco to Tunisia).
(5) Se. Europe from w. and n. Turkey, Caucasus region and n. Iran. .
Winters on Mediterranean Is. and Middle East.
(6) Islands off s. Greece (n. Cyclades, Mytilene Is., and Crete), sw. and s. Turkey, and Levant.
(7) Tien Shan s. to nw. and ne. Afghanistan.
Winters in n. Iraq, Iran and c. Afghanistan.
(8) C. China e. from w. Sinkiang, se. Shensi, and Gansu to w. Sichuan.
Winters in s. China, and n. Indochina.
(9) E. China e. from e. Sichuan and Guizhou in s. Hupeh, Kweichow, and s. Honan.
Winters in s. China, Hainan Is. and n. Indochina.
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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Telpost Parnassia
Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Hong Kong Birdwatching Society
Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Pintails Home (Kim Hyun-Tae)
Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Jeff Blincows Sound Gallery
Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Avisoft
Location unknown - Date unknown Source: ETI BioInformatics
Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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