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Old Thursday 16th February 2006, 00:12   #1
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Mistle or song thrush?

Can sum one id this for me I have it as a mistle thrush but now I’m not so shore photo taken in hide park London

1 and 2 is from googl images, 3 is mine from hide park london

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Old Thursday 16th February 2006, 00:18   #2
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1 is a song, 3 is a mistle, not too sure on the 2nd though. id say 2 was a mistle aswell due to the rounded spots (although there are afew "arrow"shaped ones on the chest!) but also the dark patch by the wing is an id point for a mistle thrush (according to my bird book!)

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Old Thursday 16th February 2006, 00:19   #3
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Mistle Thrush

Hi Hugh,

You are right, it's a Mistle Thrush.

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Your bird is a mistle, even greyer than normal.
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1 is a song, 3 is a mistle, not too sure on the 2nd though. id say 2 was a mistle aswell due to the rounded spots (although there are afew "arrow"shaped ones on the chest!) but also the dark patch by the wing is an id point for a mistle thrush (according to my bird book!)

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thanks rob Im more l inclined to think mine is song trush willtry and pos anuther photo
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Old Thursday 16th February 2006, 00:35   #6
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song or mistie thrush

2 mor of my ???? mistle thrush
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thanks rob Im more l inclined to think mine is song trush willtry and pos anuther photo
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If yours is number 3, then its definately a mistle thrush. Slimmer looking and greyer than a song thrush.

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You are right, it's a Mistle Thrush.

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If yours is number 3, then its definately a mistle thrush. Slimmer looking and greyer than a song thrush.

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The other thing to mention is that if you see a mistle/song thrush in an open space (like yours seem to be), then it will almost certainly be a Mistle, becaue Song Thrushes like to be near cover.

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The other thing to mention is that if you see a mistle/song thrush in an open space (like yours seem to be), then it will almost certainly be a Mistle, becaue Song Thrushes like to be near cover.

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Also good tip to remember,the Song thrush (approx. 9 inches) is smaller than the Mistle thrush (approx 11 inches)and the Blackbird.It is also not as upright.
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First pic Song Thrush. The other four ones Mistle.
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First pic Song Thrush. The other four ones Mistle.
Yip I agree
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mery matmot thank you very much Iv still a lot to lern
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Yip I agree

Lo,the lilies of the field,
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