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Fieldfare

(Turdus pilaris)
German name(s): "Wacholderdrossel"
Size: 22-27 cm; wing span: 39-42 cm
Weight: 80-125 g

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Physical description

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Taxonomy, classification

See Fieldfare at Wikipedia .

Range, habitat, finding this species

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Sightings

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Photos

ADULT

MALE

NON-BREEDING

Near-frontal view of a male Fieldfare; note how this bird's plumage and base of the bill are much more conspicuous than seen below, in the female (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[Ostrow Mazowiecka, Masovia, Poland, January 2016]

Lateral view of a male Fieldfare in non-breeding plumage (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[Ostrow Mazowiecka, Masovia, Poland, January 2016]

FEMALE

Near-frontal view of a female Fieldfare; note how this bird's plumage and base of the bill are much paler than seen above, in the male (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[Ostrow Mazowiecka, Masovia, Poland, January 2016]

Near-dorsal view of a female Fieldfare (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[Ostrow Mazowiecka, Masovia, Poland, January 2017]

Pair of Fieldfares; probably the male, in non-breeding plumage, is seen at the top, the female at the bottom (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[Ostrow Mazowiecka, Masovia, Poland, January 2016]

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