Things you need to know about Thrush
The thrushes are a family, Turdidae, of passerine birds with a worldwide distribution. The family was once much larger before the subfamily Saxicolinae, which includes the chats and European robins, was split out and moved to the Old World flycatchers.
Family: Turdidae; Rafinesque, 1815
Lifespan: American robin: 2 years
Scientific name: Turdidae
Higher classification: Passerine
Mass: Common blackbird: 100 g, Song thrush: 68 g
Did you know: The Mountain Bluebirds (Sialia currucoides) – also known as Arctic Bluebirds – are small thrushes that are easily identified by the males’ vivid bright blue plumage details.