Blackbirds
As Birds In The Wild

The common blackbird (Turdus merula) is a species of true thrush. It is also called Eurasian blackbird (especially in North America, to distinguish it from the unrelated New World blackbirds), or simply blackbird where this does not lead to confusion with a similar-looking local species.
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Blackbird on bricks.
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(1971) Unknown location
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Blackbird on bricks.


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Bird in pine tree.
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(1969) Unknown location
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Bird in pine tree.


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Black bird wants a balloon.
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(1971) Oakland, California
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Black bird wants a balloon.


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Blackbird sings on a rail
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(2006) Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco, California
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Blackbird sings on a rail


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A flock of red-wing blackbirds
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(2006) Martinez Regional Shoreline, Martinez, California
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A flock of red-wing blackbirds


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A flying flock of red-wing blackbirds
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(2006) Martinez Regional Shoreline, Martinez, California
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A flying flock of red-wing blackbirds


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Male Brewers Blackbird
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(2007) Palo Alto Duck Pond, Palo Alto, California
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Male Brewers Blackbird


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No the red wing is not a sign of anger
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Red-winged blackbird, bi-colored, only found in Cali
(2007) Palo Alto Duck Pond, Palo Alto, California
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No the red wing is not a sign of anger


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