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Long-tailed thrush

The long-tailed thrush (Zoothera dixoni) is a species of bird in the family Turdidae. It is found from the central and eastern Himalayas to south-central and south-western China.[2] Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist montane forests and subtropical or tropical high-altitude shrubland.

Long-tailed thrush
Long-tailed Thrush - Eaglenest Wildlife Sanctuary - Arunachal Pradesh, India.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Turdidae
Genus: Zoothera
Z. dixoni
Binomial name
Zoothera dixoni
(Seebohm, 1881)

The scientific name, Zoothera dixoni, is named after ornithologist Charles Dixon.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Zoothera dixoni". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.
  2. ^ "Thrushes « IOC World Bird List". Retrieved 2017-07-11.