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Crested bird, unknown

Observed: 20th January 2011 By: john cheshire

a plain dark brown bird similar in size to a blackbird. Head is more defined than a blackbird and it has a definite crest. I cannot find it in any bird indentification books or websites.

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Common Blackbird (Turdus merula) interacts


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Not a crest, more of a bald spot.

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not very helpful

will try and get a better picture. The posted one was taken in January so probably not nesting at that time

John Cheshire