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Blackbird on fatballs in my garden

Observed: 16th March 2013 By: David Trevan
Isle of Wight Natural History & Archaeological Soc
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Description:

This cheeky blackbird perched on a fatball in the garden this morning.Photo taken through the patio door glass, so not best quality.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Common Blackbird (Turdus merula) interacts

Comments

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Blackbird on fatball

at the risk of sounding preachy (I'm not perfect!) but it is usually recommended (by BTO, RSPB etc.) that you put fatballs in a feeder - not in the netting they often come in - birds sometimes get their feet/legs trapped in them. Clever blackbird too!

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