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Eurasian Blackbird
The sole male around here at the moment, identifiable by the "gold epaulettes" which are only now beginning to fade.

Thank you for your comments, stay safe and well.

John
Habitat
Woodland and forest, coniferous, mixed or deciduous, hedgerows and roadsides, parks and gardens and a range of scrub habitats. Occurs from sea-level up to more than 1500m (Opus)
Location
London, UK (taken at home)
Date taken
5 January 2022
Scientific name
Turdus merula
Equipment used
Canon EOS 7D Mk II, Canon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS II USM
Shutter speed, aperture & ISO
1/250th sec, f/5.6, ISO 1250
A very nicely posed and detailed study of this handsome chap, John.
 
Supporter
Very nice shot. We do have his Indian cousin with about half a dozen subspecies!
 
he looks very lovely with some remains of his juvenile plumage, top class portrait, John, many tfs!!
 
Staff member
Opus Editor
Supporter
Isn't he a handsome lad. And that's a fabulous picture you've taken of him John.

I've two or three males here just now, as well as a female. One of the guys seems to have a droopy wing.
 

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Category
Britain & Europe
Added by
Jonno52
Date added
View count
265
Comment count
9

Image metadata

Device
Canon Canon EOS 7D Mark II
Aperture
ƒ/5.6
Focal length
400.0 mm
Exposure time
1/250 second(s)
ISO
1250
Flash
Off, did not fire
Filename
Blackbird 443A1061 1000 standard BF rev.jpg
File size
198.3 KB
Date taken
Wed, 05 January 2022 11:55 AM
Dimensions
1000px x 625px

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