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Blackbird

Observed: 30th January 2011 By: ophrys
Yorkshire Naturalists' Union
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Description:

Young male Blackbird with deformed beak...fit and healthy, though, so clearly not a problem for it. However, if it continues to grow...

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Blackbird (Turdus merula) interacts

Comments

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Big Garden Beakwatch

The BTO are running a survey of such beak deformities...worth a look!

http://www.bto.org/volunteer-surveys/gbw/about/background/projects/bgbw

Ian
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