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(Common) Blackbird
Turdus merula

Common members of the turdus thrush genus with a easily recognisiable song. They can often be found rooting about for worms in all manner of places and are as happy in town as the country. Males are black with bright orange bills and the females are browner with dark spots on the breast and darker legs and bill.

male Blackbird  male Blackbird

female Blackbird

1: Tierpark Dählhölzli, Bern, 21/04/2007.
2: Bümpliz, 12/04/2008.
3: Holligen, Bern, 17/04/2008.