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Female Blackbird

Observed: 25th December 2010 By: andrew bradshawandrew bradshaw’s reputation in Birdsandrew bradshaw’s reputation in Birdsandrew bradshaw’s reputation in Birds
Female Blackbird
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No interactions present.

Species with which Blackbird (Turdus merula) interacts

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'males have yellow beak'

Be aware that first-year males often have a wholly dark beak at this time of year, too. Some of them can look rather dull, too, not unlike a female; partly because they retain a number of brown juvenile feathers in their wing through until their moult next summer.

Ian
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