Izu Thrush (Turdus celaenops) - HBW 10, p. 653
French: Merle des Izu
Spanish: Zorzal de las Izu
Other common names: Seven Islands Thrush
Taxonomy: Turdus celaenops Stejneger, 1887, Miyakeshima, “The Seven Islands”, Izu, Japan.
Sometimes considered conspecific with T. chrysolaus. Proposed race yakushimensis purportedly larger and darker, with darker bill, but features not constant. Monotypic.
Distribution: N Ryukyu Is and Izu Is, off S; some move to adjacent Honshu and O-shima in winter.
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Dorsal view of a male perched on a bush.
Locality Hachijojima, Izu Islands, Japan (Monotypic species)
Pete Morris 1 May 2005 18 weeks ago 3.4
Locality Miyakejima, Izu Islands, Japan
nvoaden 1 April 2009 50 weeks ago 3.1
bird on cut logs in garden
Locality Izu Islands, Japan (Monotypic species)
Desmond Allen 1 May 2000 3 years ago 2
bird on electricity pole
Locality Izu Islands, Japan
Desmond Allen 1 May 2000 3 years ago 1.5
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