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SPECKLED BIRD

Observed: 22nd May 2011 By: belvira
Speckled Bird
Description:

Black and white speckled, Orange Beak and long tail.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Blackbird (Turdus merula) interacts

Comments

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SpeckledBird

Have seen this Bird in the Garden since last June, and cannot ID it. It seems to be a solitary bird.
If any one knows anything about it give us a shout.
Cheers.

BCE

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Speckled Bird

Have seen this bird since last June in the garden. I have not been able to ID it. Although it seems to be a solitary bird.
If anybody knows anything on it give us a shout.
Cheers.

BCE

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It almost looks like a

It almost looks like a blackbird with that yellow beak; sometimes they do lack a lot of black pigmentation

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The lack of pigment -

is said to be reflective of the general health of the bird. If they are ill or under-nourished, they don't produce as much pigment.
It's different to genetic albinism, which is inherited.