Lijster - Song Thrush, the consummate song bird. Bringing joy whilst foraging for red berries.

Lijster - Song Thrush, the consummate song bird. Bringing joy whilst foraging for red berries.

Song Thrush, love these guys! Had a wild/pet  song thrush that would come to visit in the morning for breakfast, his name was Jerry.

Song Thrush, love these guys! Had a wild/pet song thrush that would come to visit in the morning for breakfast, his name was Jerry.

Song Thrush.The Song Thrush is smaller than either a Mistle Thrush or Blackbird and is less upright when standing.They take a variety of food but earthworms form a very important part of the diet. Towards the end of summer if the ground is too hard to obtain earthworms, they take snails and break the shells by tapping them on stones.The long breeding season lasts from March to August.The song thrush is widespread throughout Europe reaching east to Siberia.

Song Thrush.The Song Thrush is smaller than either a Mistle Thrush or Blackbird and is less upright when standing.They take a variety of food but earthworms form a very important part of the diet. Towards the end of summer if the ground is too hard to obtain earthworms, they take snails and break the shells by tapping them on stones.The long breeding season lasts from March to August.The song thrush is widespread throughout Europe reaching east to Siberia.

The Mistle Thrush (Turdus viscivorus) is a member of the thrush family Turdidae. It is found in open woods and cultivated land over all of Europe and much of Asia.

The Mistle Thrush (Turdus viscivorus) is a member of the thrush family Turdidae. It is found in open woods and cultivated land over all of Europe and much of Asia.

The Song Thrush is also known as  throstle or mavis & has brown upperparts & black-spotted cream or buff underparts. It's distinctive song, which has repeated musical phrases, has frequently been referred to in poetry. It builds a neat mud-lined cup nest in a bush or tree & lays 4 or 5 dark-spotted blue eggs. Omnivorous with the habit of using a favorite stone as an "anvil" on which to smash snails. Many old superstitions were associated with Song Thrushes such as they could speak 7…

The Song Thrush is also known as throstle or mavis & has brown upperparts & black-spotted cream or buff underparts. It's distinctive song, which has repeated musical phrases, has frequently been referred to in poetry. It builds a neat mud-lined cup nest in a bush or tree & lays 4 or 5 dark-spotted blue eggs. Omnivorous with the habit of using a favorite stone as an "anvil" on which to smash snails. Many old superstitions were associated with Song Thrushes such as they could speak 7…

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