Blackbird
Taken at Baron's Haugh on 23rd April 2020 using Nikon D500 with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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Blackbird

Taken at Portmoak Moss on 28th June 2019 using Nikon D500 with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens. Fact File

Taken at Dalziel Park on 31st January 2019 using Nikon D500 with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens. Fact File

Taken at Dalziel Park on 20th January 2018 using Nikon D5200 with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens. Fact File


Taken at Doonfoot on 30th April 2017 using Nikon D5200 with Sigma 600 mm lens.
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Taken at Holy Isle on 3rd April 2017 using Nikon D5200 with Nikon 600 mm zoom lens. Fact File
Taken at Haddington on 29th January 2017 using Nikon D5200 with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens. Fact File

Female
Taken at Strathclyde Park
on 17th January 2019 using Nikon D500 with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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Taken at Ambleside on 14th July  2019 using Nikon D500 with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens. Fact File


Juvenile

At Lunch...More like a Buffet
Taken at 
Hogganfield Loch on 18th April 2019 using Nikon D500 with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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Taken at Doonfoot on 30th April 2017 using Nikon D5200 with Sigma 600 mm lens. Fact File


 Blackbird.
Species:
Order:
Family:
Local Names:
Turdus merula.
Passeriformes.
Turdidae.
Blackie
.

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Length:
Mainly Bushes.
Grass and twigs, bound together with mud.
Omnivorous, eating a wide range of insects, earthworms, seeds and berries.
Adult males are all black except for a yellow eye-ring and bill. Both adult female and juvenile birds have brown plumage, but the juvenile male retains the yellow eye ring.

23.5 to 29 cm.
Voice: