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Blackbird behaviour

Observed: 13th March 2013 By: markwilsonmarkwilson’s reputation in Birdsmarkwilson’s reputation in Birdsmarkwilson’s reputation in Birdsmarkwilson’s reputation in Birds
Blackbird behaviour
Description:

Awful photo but really a question about blackbird behaviour- one morning there were a pair of male blackbirds "shadowing" each other wherever one went the other followed about 1/2 m apart - there was no sign of aggression between them - what was going on

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Common Blackbird (Turdus merula) interacts

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Patrolling the boundary of

Patrolling the boundary of their territory. The aggression will come when one crosses the line.