Old spotty Blackbird

Old spotty Blackbird

Observation - Old spotty Blackbird. Description: This Blackbird was ringed in 2001 and recaught in 2010, making it at least 9 years old. Though only the throat is really visible, the amount of spotting on a pale background is evident. Some females seem to become more colourful and more mottled on the br

This Blackbird was ringed in 2001 and recaught in 2010, making it at least 9 years old. Though only the throat is really visible, the amount of spotting on a pale background is evident. Some females seem to become more colourful and more mottled on the breast with age.