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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A flying flock of red-wing blackbirds
(1 of 8) (735 views)

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


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Blackbird on bricks.
(2 of 8) (732 views)

(1971) Unknown location
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Blackbird on bricks.


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Black bird wants a balloon.
(3 of 8) (731 views)

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


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Blackbird sings on a rail
(4 of 8) (723 views)

(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
(5 of 8) (742 views)

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


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Bird in pine tree.
(6 of 8) (929 views)

(1969) Unknown location
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Bird in pine tree.


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Male Brewers Blackbird
(7 of 8) (753 views)

(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
(8 of 8) (764 views)

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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