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fieldfare

a large Old World thrush, Turdus pilaris, having a pale grey head and rump, brown wings and back, and a blackish tail
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In winter redwings generally hang about in large flocks with fieldfares, another visitor looking for somewhere warmer than Scandinavia and Eastern Europe.
Jackie Woodward, sales manager for Jelson Homes, comments: "The speci-and better each year and we're im--room property at our Fieldfare development.
The FieldFare Trust director, Andrew Johnson, told the Independent, 'It's a positive move because it means that even the most rugged landscapes can provide some accessibility for people of all abilities.'
I had no idea what it was but then, luckily, I saw a Tweet - no, honestly - from BBC Tees' Bob Fischer which mentioned fieldfares. I rushed to look one up and, hey presto, riddle solved.
Anthony Blenkinsop, 23, of Fieldfare Close, Washington: Pleaded guilty to driving with excess alcohol on Askew Road on November 1.
"Some larger flocks of birds that arrive include the redwing and the fieldfare species of the thrush family who settle in the area after a long journey from icy eastern Europe.
The Fieldfare Trust, who work to help disabled people get into the countryside, say there are accessible routes on parts of 3547ft Schiehallion - despite its "rugged terrain".
And there has been just one report of winter visitor the fieldfare arriving, whereas there were a dozen sightings by the same date in 2011.
The fieldfare also has a white eye stripe but it is larger, almost as big as a mistle thrush, with which it shares a speckled breast.
The 36-year-old from St Mellons recently witnessed an off-road motorbike narrowly missing a child on the stretch of land between Fieldfare Drive and Jasmine Drive.
Blue tits and winter visitors such as fieldfare are also in danger as temperatures soar.