Thrushes belong to the family Turdidae, one of the largest of the bird families with 21 different genera. Of these, two genera Turdus and Catharus, consist of the following species. Subspecies and extinct species have been left out.

Genus Turdus
Common Blackbird, Turdus merula
Yemen Thrush, Turdus menachensis
Olive Thrush, Turdus olivaceus
Taita Thrush, Turdus helleri
Somali Thrush or Somali Blackbird, Turdus ludoviciae
Olivaceous Thrush, Turdus olivaceofuscus
Comoro Thrush, Turdus bewsheri
Kurrichane Thrush, Turdus libonyanus
African Thrush, Turdus pelios
African Bare-eyed Thrush, Turdus tephronotus
Grey-backed Thrush, Turdus hortulorum
Tickell's Thrush, Turdus unicolor
Black-breasted Thrush, Turdus dissimilis
Japanese Thrush, Turdus cardis
White-collared Blackbird, Turdus albocinctus
Ring Ouzel, Turdus torquatus
Grey-winged Blackbird, Turdus boulboul
Island Thrush, Turdus poliocephalus
Christmas Island endemic subspecies
Chestnut Thrush, Turdus rubrocanus
White-backed Thrush, Turdus kessleri
Grey-sided Thrush, Turdus feae
Eyebrowed Thrush, Turdus obscurus
Pale Thrush, Turdus pallidus
Brown-headed Thrush, Turdus chrysolaus
Izu Thrush, Turdus celaenops
Dark-throated Thrush, Turdus atrogularis
Dusky Thrush, Turdus naumanni
Fieldfare, Turdus pilaris
Redwing, Turdus iliacus
Song Thrush, Turdus philomelos
Chinese Thrush, Turdus mupinensis
Mistle Thrush, Turdus viscivorus
Red-legged Thrush, Turdus plumbeus
Chiguanco Thrush, Turdus chiguanco
Sooty Thrush, Turdus nigrescens
Great Thrush, Turdus fuscater
Black Thrush, Turdus infuscatus
Glossy-black Thrush, Turdus serranus
Andean Slaty Thrush, Turdus nigriceps
Eastern Slaty Thrush, Turdus subalaris
Black-hooded Thrush, Turdus olivater
Plumbeous-backed Thrush, Turdus reevei
Marañón Thrush, Turdus maranonicus
Chestnut-bellied Thrush, Turdus fulviventris
Rufous-bellied Thrush, Turdus rufiventris
Austral Thrush, Turdus falcklandii
Pale-breasted Thrush, Turdus leucomelas
Creamy-bellied Thrush, Turdus amaurochalinus
Mountain Thrush, Turdus plebejus
Black-billed Thrush, Turdus ignobilis
Lawrence's Thrush, Turdus lawrencii
Cocoa Thrush, Turdus fumigatus
Pale-vented Thrush, Turdus obsoletus
Hauxwell's Thrush, Turdus hauxwelli
Clay-colored Thrush, Turdus grayi
Bare-eyed Thrush, Turdus nudigenis
Ecuadorian Thrush, Turdus maculirostris
Unicolored Thrush, Turdus haplochrous
White-eyed Thrush, Turdus jamaicensis
White-throated Thrush, Turdus assimilis
White-necked Thrush, Turdus albicollis
Rufous-backed Robin, Turdus rufopalliatus
Rufous-collared Robin, Turdus rufitorques
American Robin, Turdus migratorius
La Selle Thrush, Turdus swalesi
White-chinned Thrush, Turdus aurantius


Genus Catharus
Veery, Willow Thrush or Wilson's Thrush, Catharus fuscescens
Gray-cheeked Thrush, Catharus minimus
Bicknell's Thrush, Catharus bicknelli
Ruddy-capped Nightingale-thrush, Catharus frantzii
Black-billed Nightingale-thrush, Catharus gracilirostris
Hermit Thrush, Catharus guttatus
Russet Nightingale-thrush, Catharus occidentalis
Swainson's Thrush or Olive-backed Thrush, Catharus ustulatus
Orange-billed Nightingale-thrush, Catharus aurantiirostris
Slaty-backed Nightingale-thrush, Catharus fuscater
Black-headed Nightingale-thrush, Catharus mexicanus
Spotted Nightingale-thrush, Catharus dryas