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Song Thrush

(Turdus philomelos)
German name(s): "Singdrossel"
Size: 20-23 cm
Weight: 60-90 g

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Description     Classification     Distribution     Sightings     Photos     Breeding     Nest     Eggs     Behaviour     Food     Call/s

Physical description

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Taxonomy, classification

See Song Thrush at Wikipedia .

Range, habitat, finding this species

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Sightings

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Photos

Race "philomelos"

ADULT

Sex unknown

Frontal view of an adult Song Thrush (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[Ostrow Mazowiecka, Masovia, Poland, April 2018]

Frontal view of a Song Thrush (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[Ostrow Mazowiecka, Masovia, Poland, April 2018]

Frontal view of a Song Thrush (photo courtesy of M. Thomas)
[Eltville, Hessen, Germany, February 2019]

Near-lateral view of a Song Thrush issuing its call; this is the bird whose calls were recorded on 17 April 2018
(photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[Ostrow Mazowiecka, Masovia, Poland, April 2018]

Near-lateral view of a Song Thrush (photo courtesy of M. Eaton)
[Near Tromso airport, Tromso, Norway, in June 2018]

Close-up lateral view of a Song Thrush (photo courtesy of M. Eaton)
[Near Tromso airport, Tromso, Norway, in June 2018]

Lateral view of a Song Thrush (photo courtesy of M. Thomas)
[Eltville, Hessen, Germany, February 2019]

Partly obscured lateral view of a Song Thrush (photo courtesy of J. Pires )
[Mora, Evora, Portugal, February 2015]

Near-dorsal view of a Song Thrush (photo courtesy of M. Thomas)
[Eltville, Hessen, Germany, February 2019]

Near-dorsal view of a Song Thrush (photo courtesy of M. Thomas)
[Eltville, Hessen, Germany, February 2019]

Near-dorsal view of a Song Thrush (photo courtesy of M. Thomas)
[Eltville, Hessen, Germany, February 2019]

Dorsal view of an adult Song Thrush (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[Ostrow Mazowiecka, Masovia, Poland, April 2018]

Comparison of a Song Thrush with an Eurasian Blue Tit (photo courtesy of M. Thomas)
[Eltville, Hessen, Germany, February 2019]

Call(s)/Song

For this species we have recorded the following call(s)/song. The interpretation of their meaning is our own; comments and suggestions for improvement are welcome.

songthr_dw_20190415.m4a philomelos
(Ctl Poland)
Male calling female © DW
songthr_dw_20180417.m4a philomelos
(Ctl Poland)
Territorial calls (break of dawn) © DW

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