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What is an 'Irish thrush'? (1 Viewer)

Budgiegal

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A non-birding friend recently visited the Malin Head area and described five birds present on the ground near farmland. About crow sized, black head and tail with a grey back. I suggested Hooded Crow but she'd looked in a book and said no. A local had told her "we call those Irish Thrushes". Anyone any idea what he was talking about please.
 

jape

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could even be jackdaws depending what is defined as head and as grey. depends on the light sometimes, mine can look black, silver or grey.
 

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