|2 juvenile Blackbirds seeking food from a male bird|
Identifying young Blackbirds often perplexes members of the public who find their plumage confusing and Thrush like: You can see from these pics that they are indeed spotted down the breast but the colour tones are close to an adult female Blackbird and they have the characteristic 'jizz' or appearance of Blackbirds: note the long tail, cocked upwards, very distinctive of prowling Blackbirds
|Juvenile Blackbird, note characteristic stance|
|Juv Song Thrush has a clearly spotted breast|
Separating Song Thrush from Mistle Thrush: now that might be a little more difficult, perhaps a good subject for the next post?