Mistle thrush

The Mistle Thrush (Turdus viscivorus) is a bird common to much of Europe, Asia and North Africa.

The Mistle Thrush (Turdus viscivorus) is a bird common to much of Europe, Asia and North Africa.(now and again, heard more often than seen, but they do like the crab apples in the harsh weather)

Mistle Thrush 21.1.13 at a very snowy Holme Brook Valley - singing a warning song and minutes later a peregrine falcon appears.  Cannot believe it has taken us this long to see a Thrush once one of the most common garden birds in the UK still waiting to see a song thrush.

British birds - The Mistle Thrush (Turdus viscivorus) is a member of the thrush family Turdidae. It is found in open woods and cultivated land over all of Europe and much of Asia.

Song Thrush.The Song Thrush is smaller than either a Mistle Thrush or Blackbird and is less upright when standing.They take a variety of food but earthworms form a very important part of the diet. Towards the end of summer if the ground is too hard to obtain earthworms, they take snails and break the shells by tapping them on stones.The long breeding season lasts from March to August.The song thrush is widespread throughout Europe reaching east to Siberia.

The Song Thrush is smaller than either a Mistle Thrush or Blackbird and is less upright when standing.They take a variety of food but earthworms form a very important part of the diet. Towards the end of summer if the ground is too hard to obt

The Mistle Thrush is fast disappearing from the UK's gardens, wildlife experts warned today as they urged people to take part in an annual survey to collect information about bird species.  Results from the RSPB's annual Big Garden Birdwatch survey have shown that mistle thrushes are now being seen in fewer than half the number of gardens they were spotted in 10 years ago.

The mystery of the missing mistle thrush: Experts baffled by 'haemorrhaging' population in British gardens

Results from the RSPB's annual Big Garden Birdwatch survey have shown that mistle thrushes are now being seen in fewer than half the number of gardens they were spotted in 10 years ago.

Mistle Thrush with food (2), Isle of Islay http://www.islay.org.uk/2017/09/23/mistle-thrush-with-food-2-isle-of-islay/

Mistle Thrush with food (2), Isle of Islay http://www.islay.org.uk/2017/09/23/mistle-thrush-with-food-2-isle-of-islay/

Original ACEO Bird Painting, Whimsical Mistle Thrush Illustration ACEO

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Mistle Thrush

Just breathing too heavily can scare these guys off Weary Mistle Thrush

"MISTLE THRUSH" by Kate Heiss. Linocut on Paper, Subject: Animals and birds, Illustrative style, From a limited edition of 6, Signed and numbered on the front, This artwork is sold unframed, Size: 30 x 40 x 0.1 cm (unframed), 11.81 x 15.75 x 0.04 in (unframed), Materials: Water based relief inks on 300gsm Somerset Velvet Paper

Mistle thrush

"MISTLE THRUSH" by Kate Heiss. Linocut on Paper, Subject: Animals and birds, Illustrative style, From a limited edition of 6, Signed and numbered on the front, This artwork is sold unframed, Size: 30 x 40 x 0.1 cm (unframed), 11.81 x 15.75 x 0.04 in (unframed), Materials: Water based relief inks on 300gsm Somerset Velvet Paper

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