Song thrush By Tabs Taberham 1/10
Young song thrush by Howard Stone 2/10
Song thrush by Paul Taylor 3/10
Song thrush by Elizabeth Dack 4/10
Song thrush by David Savory 5/10
Song thrush with snail by Elizabeth Dack 6/10
Song thrush by David Savory 7/10
Song thrush by Les Fisher 8/10
Song thrush by Julian Thomas 9/10
Song thrush by Elizabeth Dack 10/10

Song Thrush Turdus philomelos

These small, brown birds has a slightly jerky flight and yellow plumage can be seen the wing. The song if incredibly distinctive, often lasting a few minutes, comprised of loud, rich musical phrases which are repeated.

Conservation status

Declining species – song thrushes have suffered a serious decline in numbers nationally, with more than a 50% reduction since the 1970s.

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Song thrushes break the shell of a snail by hitting it against a stone; this is known as an anvil.

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