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    • Melro-preto
    • Estudante
    • Melro
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    • Common Blackbird
    • Eurasian Blackbird
    • Blackbird
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    • Turdus merula
  • French
    • merle noir
  • German
    • Amsel
  • Dutch
    • Merel
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    • Merla
  • Spanish
    • Mirlo
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Recent observations

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No photos or sounds

Observer

guisauco

Date

September 29, 2014 09:50 AM CEST

Photos / Sounds

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What

Eurasian Blackbird Turdus merula

Observer

martingrimm

Date

September 27, 2014 12:59 PM CEST

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Mirlo Turdus merula

Date

September 14, 2014 04:51 PM CEST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

eurasian blackbird Turdus merula

Observer

sara4

Date

September 19, 2014

Place

kingshouse (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

Azores Blackbird Turdus merula ssp. azorensis

Observer

jakob

Date

July 9, 2013

Place

Sao Jorge (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Common Blackbird Turdus merula

Observer

speedy

Date

September 19, 2014

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

patty64

Date

September 17, 2014

Place

Ozzano dell'Emilia (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Mirlo Turdus merula

Date

September 17, 2014

Description

The Blackbird is distributed throughout Europe, Asia and North Africa, and was introduced in Australia, New Zealand and South America. There are several subspecies of blackbird in its wide expansion area, including some Asian subspecies are considered by some authors as species of right. Depending on latitude, the Blackbird may be resident or migratory, partially or completely

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Eurasian Blackbird Turdus merula

Observer

duarte

Date

September 16, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

Eurasian Blackbird Turdus merula

Observer

anis

Date

September 7, 2014

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

finrod

Date

September 7, 2014

Description

locally common

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Eurasian Blackbird Turdus merula

Observer

greglasley

Date

August 28, 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.