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Thrush (bird)

Thrushes

Hermit Thrush
Scientific classification
Kingdom:Animalia
Division:Chordata
Class:Aves
Order:Passeriformes
Family:Turdidae
Genera
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Thrushes are small to medium-sized mostly insectivorous or omnivorous birds of the family Turdidae, which also includes the chats, wheatears and redstarts.

In the Sibley-Ahlquist taxonomy, the thrushes form a sub-family Turdinini.

Members of the family include:


Gray-cheeked Thrush

Small Eurasian Turdidae are commonly known as chats.



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