Mistle Thrush by david m, Xeno-canto

Mistle Thrush (Turdus viscivorus)

Alert Status: Amber
Identifying Features: Larger than a song thrush with rounded spots on its belly
Average Length: 27 cm
Average Lifespan: 3 Years
Average Wingspan: 42 - 48 cm
Beak type: Generalist


Natural: insects, worms, slugs (but rarely snails), berries
How to feed them: Ground feeders
What to feed: Raisins, peanuts granules, sunflower hearts, apples

Large, messy nest often found in high woodland
Where to see: Widespread across the UK. Woodland & gardens