This neat medium – sized thrush can be seen & heard all year round across the whole of the UK.
- Smaller & browner than the Mistle Thrush this neat bird is brown above, white neatly spotted black below; with a creamy yellow wash on its breast. Its head has clear eyebrows and moustachial streaks.
- 22 - 24 cms
- Black, short & thin
- Pink, medium in length
- Gardens, heaths, woods, fields, bushes & trees
- Perches openly, hops, walks, takes off and lands from vegetation and the grouns
- 1 - 15
- Strong & powerful, direct
- Variety of repeated song phrases; chuk alarm call.
Breeding & Feeding
- Trees & bushes
- 4 - 6; pale blue speckled black
- Incubation Period
- 11 - 15 days
- 2 - 3; March - August
- Worms, snails, insects, berries
- UK Breeding Pairs
- 1.1 million