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Do male blackbirds give gifts?

Observed: 28th April 2013 By: markwilsonmarkwilson’s reputation in Birdsmarkwilson’s reputation in Birdsmarkwilson’s reputation in Birdsmarkwilson’s reputation in Birds
female blackbird
male and female blackbird courtship?
Description:

Do male blackbirds give food as "gifts" to females? This bird was deliberately staying in the open on the top of fences and sheds. It was then involved in an unusual flight with a male blackbird

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Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Common Blackbird (Turdus merula) interacts