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Mistle thrush

Observed: 7th February 2012 By: Vb3886
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There were 2 thrushes in my back garden after the heavy snowfall.
One had an unusual method of getting the food - it kicked the fatball feeder, which meant little bits dropped to the floor. It then ate these and then flew and kicked the feeder repeatedly.

Species interactions

No interactions present.


Syrphus's picture

You just beat me to that,

You just beat me to that, Limnoporus! I can't see this as a MT, no matter how hard I try. The white underwing described fits, but maybe both thrushes were there.



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Ray Turner's picture

Click in hast ...

... repent at leisure, you guys are absolutely right! I have changed my agreement accordingly.



Vb3886's picture

Ok thanks

One was definitely a mistle thrush but that may have been the one I didn't manage to take a photo of. They were not together as a pair I don't think so it is possible that the one in the photos above is a song thrush.

Thanks for the identifications anyway!
Always good to have second opinions.

ophrys's picture

'mistake thrush'

Lol...as they say these days. :)


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