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Bird identifiction

Observed: 25th January 2013 By: gailgb
Description:

Please help identify flock of 6 birds the size of thrushes, colouring like a robin with a faded breast. They hop, and eat rose hips. Seen for 3 days only.

Identifications

No identification made yet.

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

Ray Turner's picture

Winter Thrush

Your birds probably are one of the winter thrushes; try looking at Redwings or possibly Fieldfares.

Ray

Ray

Little_auk's picture

I second that!

I second that!

gailgb's picture

not redwing or fieldfare

They did not have speckled breasts. The breast was plain buff except for a darker "waistcoat", almost salmon colour.