Turdus feae (Salvadori, 1887) - Grey-sided Thrush

Subspecies in India

This is also known as the Fea's Thrush.

This species is listed as Vulnerable in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (https://www.iucnredlist.org/)


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This species is uncommon. It inhabits deciduous and coniferous forests in the hilly regions (at the heights of 1,000m-2,565m) of India (mainly Assam, West Bengal, Meghalaya, Nagaland, and Manipur), Myanmar, Thailand, and Laos (BirdLife International 2019). It is migratory, breeding in the deciduous forests (at 1,000m-1,900m altitude) and wintering in the evergreen forests (at 1,000m-2,600m altitude).

Conservation Status:  
 
This species is listed as Vulnerable in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (https://www.iucnredlist.org/)


According to the IUCN Red List Assessment, the population of this species is declining, with the current population estimate of 2,500-9,999 individuals. The threat to its persistence comes from breeding habitat destruction due to large-scale agriculture and logging (BirdLife International 2001).

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total
BirdLife International 2019. Turdus feae (amended version of 2016 assessment). The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2019: e.T22708790A155628935. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T22708790A155628935.en. Accessed on 12 February 2020.

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Turdus feae (Salvadori, 1887) – Grey-sided Thrush. In Satose, V., A. Bayani, V. Ramachandran, P. Roy, and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 2.17. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://www.birdsofindia.org/turdus-feae, accessed 2024/06/25.