Siberian Thrush

Geokichla sibirica (Pallas, 1776) SIBTH 11710
Family: Passeriformes > Turdidae

Siberian Thrush is a small, dark thrush, with a striking eye-stripe. This is an extremely rare visitor from central and eastern Russia that winters in the south-east of Asia.

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  • Breeding
  • Winter
79 records observations recorded by BTO surveyors
79 records


79 records observations recorded by BTO surveyors
79 records



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Status and Trends

Population size and trends and patterns of distribution based on BTO surveys and atlases with data collected by BTO volunteers.


This species can be found on the following statutory and conservation listings and schedules.


We have no population estimates for this scarce species.


Information about movement and migration based on online bird portals (e.g. BirdTrack), Ringing schemes and tracking studies.


View a summary of recoveries in the Online Ringing Report.

Foreign locations of birds ringed or recovered in Britain & Ireland

Foreign locations of Siberian Thrush ringed or recovered in Britain & Ireland
Encountered in: Winter (Nov-Feb); Spring (Mar-Apr); Summer (May-Jul); Autumn (Aug-Oct)


Lifecycle and body size information about Siberian Thrush, including statistics on nesting, eggs and lifespan based on BTO ringing and nest recording data.


Sample sizes are too small to report Productivity and Nesting statistics for this species.


Sample sizes are too small to report Biometrics for this species.

Feather measurements and photos on featherbase


For information in another language (where available) click on a linked name

Catalan: tord siberià
Czech: drozd tmavý
Danish: Sibirisk Drossel
Dutch: Siberische Lijster
Estonian: siberi rästas
Finnish: siperianrastas
French: Grive de Sibérie
German: Schieferdrossel
Hungarian: szibériai földirigó
Icelandic: Apalþröstur
Irish: Smólach Sibéarach
Italian: Tordo siberiano
Latvian: Sibirijas zemesstrazds
Lithuanian: sibirinis dirvinis strazdas
Norwegian: Sibirtrost
Polish: drozdaczek ciemny
Portuguese: tordo-siberiano
Slovak: drozd tmavý
Slovenian: sibirski droznik
Spanish: Zorzal siberiano
Swedish: sibirisk trast

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