song thrush

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Related to Turdus philomelos: Turdus viscivorus, Turdus pilaris, Locustella naevia

song thrush

a common Old World thrush, Turdus philomelos, that has a brown back and spotted breast and is noted for its song
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2003: Migratory song thrushes Turdus philomelos Hunted in Europe: Survival Rates and Other Demographic Parameters.
Although our analyses do not clearly attribute this bias to the dominance of a specific frugivore species, it must be noted that large seeds could only be dispersed by Turdus philomelos.
positive) 2004 2005 Common name Taxonomic name Jurmo Tauvo Lagskar Willow warbler Phylloscopus 29 105 159 trochilus Garden warbler Sylvia borin 1 1 46 Spotted flycatcher Muscicapa striata 7 1 36 Pied flycatcher Ficedula hypoleuca 7 19 13 Redstart Phoenicurus 8 16 10 phoenicurus Whitethroat Sylvia communis 1 34 Bluethroat Luscinia svecica 1 30 1 Lesser whitethroat Sylvia curruca 4 24 Sedge warbler Acrocephalus 3 schoenobaenus Red-backed shrike Lanius collurio 1 8 (1) Robin Erithacus rubecula 2 2 (1) 5 Song thrush Turdus philomelos 11 (1) Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla 4 6 Redpoll Carduelis flammea 3 1 Other (<5 5 5 19 individuals/ species) ([dagger]) Total 70 196 362 No.