The Blackbird And The Cotoneaster

I filmed this delightful Blackbird feeding on berries in my front garden through my study window a few years back now. He was so engrossed in his feeding that he paid no attention to the folk passing nearby on the pavement.

For more information on this wonderful bird please click on the image below:

Blackbird (Turdus merula) male

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21 thoughts on “The Blackbird And The Cotoneaster

  1. A lovely meditative moment spent watching this fellow. I was struck with how much he looks like our American robin in build (not in color, obviously) and that both like fruit. When I looked them up, lo and behold, they share the same genus Turdus. Continents apart, yet cousins.

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