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  • Common Blackbird

  • Turdus merula
  • The male Common Blackbird is the ‘black’ bird, with deep orange to yellow bill, a narrow yellow eye-ring and dark legs. The female is a brown bird, with some streaks or mottling, and has a dark bill and legs. Immature birds are similar to the female with lighter underparts.

  • Photos link
  • http://www.graemechapman.com.au/library/viewphotos.php?c=11
  • Song link
  • http://www.graemechapman.com.au/library/sounds.php?c=11&p=227
  • « Back to Catalog
  • Common Blackbird

  • The male Common Blackbird is the ‘black’ bird, with deep orange to yellow bill, a narrow yellow eye-ring and dark legs. The female is a brown bird, with some streaks or mottling, and has a dark bill and legs. Immature birds are similar to the female with lighter underparts.

  • Formerly or also known as
  • Scientific name
  • Turdus merula
  • Former scientific name
    RAOU number
  • 991
  • Size
  • 25cm
  • Period in district
  • Song group
  • The whistlers
  • Song link
  • http://www.graemechapman.com.au/library/sounds.php?c=11&p=227
  • Photos link
  • http://www.graemechapman.com.au/library/viewphotos.php?c=11
  • Description link
  • http://birdlife.org.au/bird-profile/common-blackbird