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Blackbird, Juvenile Male Moulting

Observed: 14th August 2013 By: Simon WalkerSimon Walker’s reputation in BirdsSimon Walker’s reputation in BirdsSimon Walker’s reputation in BirdsSimon Walker’s reputation in BirdsSimon Walker’s reputation in Birds
Blackbird, juvenile male in moult, Franklin Gardens, 2013-08-14 003
Description:

I don't recall seeing one quite as patchy as this.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Blackbird (Turdus merula) interacts

Comments

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billing

Yes, you have some strange blackbirds.
Our youngsters all have very dark bills - certainly compared to yours.