Turdus merula

Abundant resident, passage migrant and winter visitor.

BOU Name
Common Blackbird
Data Required
Breeding survey data, trends and unusual records. Records/counts indicative of migration or passage.

Most Recent Records recorded via website

Name Date SiteName Observer Num Notes
Blackbird 17 Nov 2019 Naze, The Brian Combes 15
Blackbird 16 Nov 2019 Westley Heights Andrew Cox 10 Feeding on a hawthorn Bush. Many more around the area.
Blackbird 13 Nov 2019 Wrabness Peter Brittain 10
Blackbird 09 Nov 2019 Naze, The Brian Combes 29
Blackbird 01 Nov 2019 Frinton-on-Sea Paul Brayshaw 144 Large influx of continental birds
Blackbird 30 Oct 2019 Ardleigh Reservoir Matt Turner 8 very vocal, feeding in bushes
Blackbird 29 Oct 2019 Fingringhoe Wick NR EWT David Hale 12 All males along entry road.
Blackbird 29 Oct 2019 Frinton-on-Sea Paul Brayshaw 120 + (heavy nocturnal movement ongoing as I type, 100s additional)
Blackbird 29 Oct 2019 Holland Haven Graham Upton 10 ++
Blackbird 29 Oct 2019 Naze, The Brian Combes 40 +
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