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Bird Sightings : Hebrides : Blackbird

Bird Sightings : Blackbird

Blackbird

Turdus merula

Gaelic: Lòn-dubh

Photograph © Terry Fountain
Loch Eynort - South Uist - Outer Hebrides (Western Isles)
15th April, 2007

 

Some of our Blackbird photographs

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blackbird
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Blackbird
male adult
Blackbird
fledgling
Blackbird
leucistic

 

  • Blackbird
  • Turdus merula
  • Gaelic: Lòn-dubh
  • WI: Fairly common resident breeder (100-999 breeding pairs), and Passage Visitor (low numbers)

 

Blackbird records in the Western Isles

Fairly common resident breeder (100-999 breeding pairs), and Passage Visitor (low numbers)
Source: Outer Hebrides Bird Report (2001)


On the chart below the darker the shade of blue the more abundant the Blackbird is during a month or the more likely you are to see it.

J

F

M

A

M

J

J

A

S

O

N

D

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(Source: Outer Hebrides Birds Checklist)

 

 

Other local bird photographs

Sources of information for the bird sightings section


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