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    • Blk
    • Common Blackbird
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    • Turdus merula
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    • merle noir
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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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What

Blackbird Turdus merula

Observer

m_jon

Date

October 24, 2014 10:01 AM NZDT

Description

This is the first juvenile blackbird I've seen dead on the road this season.

Photos / Sounds

What

Blackbird Turdus merula

Observer

m_jon

Date

October 24, 2014 10:26 AM NZDT

Tags

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

epitree

Date

October 22, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Female with a beak full of earthworms.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Blackbird Turdus merula

Observer

gigacat

Date

October 16, 2014 06:34 PM NZDT

Description

Representative of several seen on our walk.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Eurasian Blackbird Turdus merula

Observer

zealandia3

Date

October 16, 2014 11:36 AM NZDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Blackbird Turdus merula

Observer

m_jon

Date

October 14, 2014 10:41 AM NZDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Common Blackbird Turdus merula

Observer

speedy

Date

October 23, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Eurasian Blackbird Turdus merula

Observer

finrod

Date

October 22, 2014

Description

common in and near the botanical garden

Photos / Sounds

What

Blackbird alarm call Turdus merula

Observer

tony_wills

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
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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.