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    • Turdus merula
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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Blackbird alarm call Turdus merula

Observer

tonyw

Date

October 15, 2014

Description

A blackbird disturbed as I walked up the Landsdowne track on Wrights Hill.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Blackbird Turdus merula

Observer

gmcewan

Date

October 12, 2014 09:46 AM NZDT

Description

Two spotted

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Blackbird Turdus merula

Observer

john_barkla

Date

October 11, 2014

Description

Nest about 2 m up steep bank from track. Apologies for poor pic quality.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Blackbird Turdus merula

Observer

gus320

Date

September 20, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Blackbird Turdus merula

Observer

cbz123

Date

October 4, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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What

Blackbird Turdus merula

Observer

m_jon

Date

October 2, 2014 03:36 PM NZDT

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Blackbird Turdus merula

Observer

nicholasmaynenz

Date

October 2, 2014

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Blackbird Turdus merula

Observer

aglen

Date

September 30, 2014 06:41 PM NZDT

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Blackbird Turdus merula

Observer

aglen

Date

September 30, 2014 06:23 PM NZDT

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Blackbird Turdus merula

Observer

aglen

Date

September 29, 2014 08:29 AM NZDT

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Blackbird Turdus merula

Observer

aglen

Date

September 28, 2014 05:11 PM NZDT

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Blackbird Turdus merula

Observer

aglen

Date

September 28, 2014 04:59 PM NZDT
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Description from Wikipedia

The Common Blackbird (Turdus merula) is a species of true thrush. It is also called Eurasian Blackbird (especially in North America, to distinguish it from the unrelated New World blackbirds), or simply Blackbird, where this does not lead to confusion with a similar-looking local species. It breeds in Europe, Asia, and North Africa, and has been introduced to Australia (where it is considered a pest) and New Zealand. It has a number of subspecies across its...

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Conservation Summary

    Source: BirdLife International (2011) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/07/2011.