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Blackbird

Observed: 8th May 2010 By: AlladellAlladell’s reputation in BirdsAlladell’s reputation in Birds
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Description:

Blackbird seen exiting from nest hole with fetal sack

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

Alladell's picture

Oops,

bobthebirder. Having a bad week, my regards.

Alladell

drbob's picture

id

Looks possible and is more likely to be a starling.

kcf32's picture

Blackbird/Starling

It fooled me, despite nesting in a tree.

Keith

RoyW's picture

No eye ring

Apart from the fact that it is nesting in a hole in a tree, which would be highly unusual (if not completely unheard of) for Blackbirds, the first photo would almost certainly show the yellow eyering if it was a male Blackbird (with the photo enlarged).
There is no eyering visible - as would be expected on a Starling.