Brown-headed thrush

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Brown-headed thrush
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Turdidae
Genus: Turdus
T. chrysolaus
Binomial name
Turdus chrysolaus
Temminck, 1831

The brown-headed thrush (Turdus chrysolaus), sometimes known as the brown thrush,[2] is a species of bird in the family Turdidae. It breeds in Sakhalin, the Kuril Islands and Japan; it winters in south toward the Ryukyu Islands, Taiwan, Hainan and the northern Philippines. Its natural habitat is temperate forests.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Turdus chrysolaus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.
  2. ^ BirdLife species factsheet: Izu Thrush

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