Mistle Thrush

(Turdus viscivorus)

Alert Status: Red - 57% decline
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

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

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

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Mistle Thrush by david m, Xeno-canto
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