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Mistle thrush?

Observed: 28th November 2012 By: CerianBethCerianBeth’s reputation in BirdsCerianBeth’s reputation in BirdsCerianBeth’s reputation in Birds
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Description:

top of a tree, look a bit darker than a song thrush, less warmth in the breast colouring, darker spotting

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ophrys's picture

Song

The shadow is making it look darker, and probably washing the warmth out of it, too. The spots are the give away..quite small and arrow-head shaped, whereas on a Mistle Thrush they are larger, more blotchy and go all the way down the breast.

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Thanks!

Damn, i think i just want to see a Mistle thrush so much in my survey square i keep finding a way to turn all thrush i see into them! I see what you mean now though

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