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Robin Thrush Bird

Robin Thrush Bird

A familiar bird to many, this is a delicate but plump bird, with brown upperparts and crown, a narrow buff wingbar, and a large orange-red breast extending across the face and over the bill, rimmed with a blue-grey border...

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Thrush Nightingale Bird

Thrush Nightingale Bird

Similar to and confusable with the Nightingale, it is a duller, cold earth-brown on the head and upperparts. The tail is more chestnut and of a deeper red tone, and although less bright than the corresponding parts of the Nightingale...

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Nightingale Thrush Bird

Nightingale Thrush Bird

A remarkably plain-looking bird considering that its song is so exotic and rich. It is warm brown above, with a rather long and broad tail that is often cocked, and both the tail and rump are a richer rusty-red than the remaining upperparts...

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Bluethroat Thrush Bird

Bluethroat Thrush Bird

Similar in shape to the Robin, but slimmer and longer legged. On the ground it hops and runs well, with the tail cocked and a noticeably erect carriage. The male is unmistakable, with a bright blue throat and chest, ringed on the lower edge with a black band...

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Black Redstart Thrush Bird

Black Redstart Thrush Bird

Similar in size and shape to the Redstart, also perching upright and shivering its rusty-red tail The male is charcoal-grey, with blacker face and underparts, and with a prominent white wing-patch...

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Redstart Thrush Bird

Redstart Thrush Bird

At all ages shows a rufous-red tail and rump, with darker grey-brown central feathers. At rest it has an erect posture, and the tail is frequently shivered nervously. The male in spring is particularly striking...

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Mistle Thrush Bird

Mistle Thrush Bird

The largest and palest thrush in our region, with brownish-grey upperparts, long tail and upright stance. It has a pale side to the head with darker blotches on the cheek, pale lores...

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Whinchat Thrush Bird

Whinchat Thrush Bird

The male in spring is boldly marked, with blackish-brown cheeks and crown highlighted by a long, pure white supercilium, and a white bridle separating the ear coverts from the throat...

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Stonechat Thrush Bird

Stonechat Thrush Bird

The widespread and familiar chat of open country, a small compact and dumpy species that continually flicks its wings and tail nervously when perched. The male has a wholly black head...

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Wheatear Thrush Bird

Wheatear Thrush Bird

The name 'wheatear' appears to be a corruption of 'white arse', a more appropriate descriptive name as the primary field character of the bird in all plumages is a white rump and tail, the latter patterned with an inverted black T...

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Ring Ouzel Thrush Bird

Ring Ouzel Thrush Bird

Similar in size and shape to the Blackbird, although it appears longer and slimmer with its longer wings and tail. The male in spring is unmistakable, with a broad white gorget on the breast. The plumage is charcoal-black overall...

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Blackbird Thrush Bird

Blackbird Thrush Bird

A strong-legged, sprightly, ground-feeding long-tailed bird. The male is all black, with an orange-yellow bill and eyering, the female is uniform dark brown with slightly paler central throat...

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Fieldfare Thrush Bird

Fieldfare Thrush Bird

A long-tailed thrush with a black tail and a blue-grey rump, which is particularly noticeable in flight along with the white underwing coverts that flash as it flies. The head and nape are grey, with blackish lores ...

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Song Thrush Bird

Song Thrush Bird

A compact and smallish thrush, plain brown on the upperparts and with whitish underparts that are richly suffused with yellowish-buff on the breast and flanks. It is heavily spotted with black...

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Redwing Thrush Bird

Redwing Thrush Birds

A small thrush, boldly marked with a long whitish supercilium and whitish submoustachial stripe framing the brown ear coverts. The underparts are white with a buffish wash across the breast...

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