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O sabiá-laranjeira [Turdus rufiventris (Vieillot, 1818)] é uma ave muito comum na América do Sul e o mais conhecido de todos os sabiás, identificado pela cor de ferrugem do ventre e por seu canto melodioso durante o período reprodutivo.[1] É popular especialmente no Brasil, tendo se tornado por lei, em 2002, a ave-símbolo do país[2] Já era símbolo do estado de São Paulo desde 1966.[3] É citada por diversos poetas como o pássaro que canta o amor e a primavera.[4]

The sabiá-laranjeira [Turdus rufiventris (Vieillot, 1818)] is a very common bird in South America and is the best known of all thrushes, identified by rust-colored belly and his melodious song during the reproductive period. [1] It is especially popular in Brazil, having become, by law in 2002, the national bird of the country. [2] It has been a symbol of the state of São Paulo since 1966. [3] It is cited by many poets as the bird that sings about love and the coming of spring. [4]