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Juvenile blackbird

Observed: 8th June 2012 By: CambridgeCatCambridgeCat’s reputation in Birds
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Description:

Unusual bird for first time in the garden. Black back and tail. Head, chest and neck red-brown. Size of thrush, and speckled pattern on chest, but such odd colours.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Common Blackbird (Turdus merula) interacts

Comments

Ray Turner's picture

Blackbird?

Sounds like a juvenile blackbird.

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Ray Turner's picture

Indeed ...

...it is; why not post the ID before someone else does.

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CambridgeCat's picture

I'm new

uhm, not sure how/what etc, as have just joined. Hope what I just did worked

Ray Turner's picture

Welcome

Hello and welcome to iSpot. Hope you enjoy it.

Yes that worked, well done.

You’ll find people Agree with your observations; as you continue to post observations and people agree you will earn reputation points. Apart from being a bit of fun it does allow some credence to an alternative suggestion and effects what is the more likely contender if there is more than one alternative.

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CambridgeCat's picture

aha

I see, thanks for helping me out :)