Bare-eyed thrush

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For the Caribbean and South American species Turdus nudigenis, see Spectacled thrush.
Bare-eyed thrush
Thrush, African Bare-eyed.jpg
Specimen at Nairobi National Museum
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Turdidae
Genus: Turdus
Species: T. tephronotus
Binomial name
Turdus tephronotus
Cabanis, 1878

The bare-eyed thrush (Turdus tephronotus) is a species of bird in the Turdidae family. It is found in Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, and Tanzania.

Its natural habitats are dry savanna and subtropical or tropical dry shrubland. This species has a very large range, and hence does not approach the thresholds for Vulnerable under the range size criterion (Extent of Occurrence <20,000 km2 combined with a declining or fluctuating range size, habitat extent/quality, or population size and a small number of locations or severe fragmentation). The population trend is not known, but the population is not believed to be decreasing sufficiently rapidly to approach the thresholds under the population trend criterion (>30% decline over ten years or three generations). The population size has not been quantified, but it is not believed to approach the thresholds for Vulnerable under the population size criterion (<10,000 mature individuals with a continuing decline estimated to be >10% in ten years or three generations, or with a specified population structure). For these reasons the species is evaluated as Least Concern.

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