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Species Details

Common Name Blackbird
Scientific Name Turdus merula
Species Group Birds Thrushes and Chats
Status Common
Interest Level
1
Visabile
  • 01 - January
  • 02 - February
  • 03 - March
  • 04 - April
  • 05 - May
  • 06 - June
  • 07 - July
  • 08 - August
  • 09 - September
  • 10 - October
  • 11 - November
  • 12 - December
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A totally black bird with a yellow beak

Identification Notes
  • The female is, of course, brown rather than black!
  • Common almost everywhere but not in flocks as they are agrresive towards others of their species
  • Numbers boosted in winter by migrants from Europe 
Primary Habitat
Preferred Environment
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Additional Identification Notes
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