Dark bill indicated first-year male.
Newton Poppleford , Devon.
The Eurasian Blackbirds are common in Sevillan parks.
Blackbirds (female) hit by a car
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...