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Turdus migratorius nigrideus

American Robin
Turdus migratorius nigrideus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Genus: Turdus
Species: T. migratorius
Subspecies: nigrideus
Binomial name
Turdus migratorius nigrideus
Aldrich & Nutt, 1939

Turdus migratorius nigrideus is a subspecies within the kingdom Animalia. English vernacular for Turdus migratorius nigrideus is American Robin.

Vernacular Names

  • English: American Robin · American Robin (Newfoundland)
  • German: Montezumawachtel
  • Hungarian: Pettyes fogasfürj


Similar Species


  • Turdus migratorius nigrideus


Name Status

Name status: accepted name.
Latest taxonomic scrutiny: 04-Nov-2013
Source: ITIS Global, Dec 2014
Some taxonomic info derived from IOC.[1]


E Canada (n Quebec and Labrador) to Gulf Coast of US Breeding range: Breeding range: NA, MA Alaska and Canada to Guatemala e Canada Nonbreeding range: to e USA

  • Reported here: Antarctica, Canada, Canada:Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada:Ontario, Russia, United States.

Map showing distribution of observations of Turdus migratorius nigrideus.



Call. two birds fighting in the yard, this time of year most likely nigredeus Background sounds: none Date recorded: November 10, 2010. Latitude: 35.8589 Longitude: -84.0948 Elevation: 328 feet. Location: Knoxville, Tennessee USA. Citation: Mike Nelson, XC65361. Accessible at www.xeno-canto.org/65361. ©Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0}

More Information


  • Catalog of Life Identifier: 961ae566054e54ad9846a056f6d1b5fc
  • GBIF: TaxonID: 6171842 TaxonKey: 13902947
  • ITIS: 179761
  • Namebank ID: 592438
  • SP2000 Accepted Name Code: ITS-179761
  • ZipcodeZoo CritterID: 407323


  1. International Ornithologists’ Committee. IOC World Bird List 5.2 doi 10.14344/IOC.ML.5.2 link


  • Bulletin - United States National Museum./i Washington: Smithsonian Institution Press, [etc.];1877-1971. url [1], p. 64.
  • Check-list of North American birds./i [Ithaca, N.Y.]1957. url p. 432.
  • Check-list of birds of the world./i Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1931-1987. url p. 226.
  • Miscellaneous publication - University of Kansas, Museum of Natural History./i 1958 Lawrence: University of Kansas, 1946-1996. url p. 105, p. 25, p. 34, p. 35, p. 43.
  • Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington./i Washington, Biological Society of Washington url [2].
  • Publications in zoology = Publications en zoologie./i Ottawa: National Museums of Canada, National Museum of Natural Sciences, 1970-1982. url p. 58.
  • The Canadian field-naturalist./i 62 1948 Ottawa, Ottawa Field-Naturalists' Club. url p. 109, p. 138, p. 171, p. 178, p. 20, p. 63, p. 74, p. 81, p. 92.
  • University of Kansas publications, Museum of Natural History./i 1 1947 Lawrence, University of Kansas. url p. 188.


  • Brands, S.J. (comp.) 1989-present. The Taxonomicon. Universal Taxonomic Services, Zwaag, The Netherlands. Accessed February 2, 2012.
  • Global Biodiversity Information Facility. Accessed March 18, 2008. http://www.gbif.org Mediated distribution data from 4 providers.

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