Song Thrush

(Turdus philomelos)

Alert Status: Red - 49% decline
Identifying Features: Smaller than the mistle thrush and less upright when standing. The breast has arrow shaped spots.
Average Length: 23 cm
Average Lifespan: 3 years
Average Wingspan: 33 - 36 cm
Beak type: Insects

Natural: Worms, insects, berries and snails
How to feed: Ground feeders
What to feed: Fruit, raisins & mealworms

Nesting: Shady place in a bush or tree, constructed from grass, twigs & earth.
Where to see: UK wide; woodlands, parks, hedgerows & gardens

Song Thrush by Tony Whitehead, Xeno-cant
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