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Please can you advise what the name of that bird is?

Thank you.

It is an immature common blackbird. Sorry for the delay in answering; didn't get the question until just now for some reason.
You asked me for an answer and then tell me that this is 1/4 the size of a  blackbird. You are wrong. It is the size of a blackbird, clearly. It is blackbird size and looks very much like an immature blackbird. Possibly, but your photo isn't very good, it could be a European Starling, also immature. But it is one of those two birds, for sure. I do not appreciate being rated a 1 in knowledgeability as it is you who are mistaken.


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Roger Lederer


Any and all questions about WILD birds - not caged, domestic or poultry. Can answer questions about identification, taxonomy, behavior, courtship, plumage, flight, or anything else. Wild birds only, please.


Taught ornithology (the study of birds) at the university level for 30 years. Have written five books on birds, published 30 scientific articles, write a blog on birds, have the website, lectured to hundreds of groups on birds,and have traveled to 90 countries studying birds.

A variety of ornithological and conservation organizations.

Real Simple Magazine, Enterprise-Record, and several ornithological and ecological journals.

PhD in Zoology with emphasis in ornithology.

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Professional Achievement Award, Jack Rawlins Chair of Environmental Literach.

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