Blackbird

Description

Key information

The males live up to their name but, confusingly, females are brown often with spots and streaks on their breasts. The bright orange-yellow beak and eye-ring make adult male blackbirds one of the most striking garden birds. One of the most common UK birds, its mellow song is also a favourite.

 

What they eat:

Insects, worms and berries.

Measurements:

Length:
24-25cm
Wingspan:
34-38.5cm
Weight:
80-100g

Population:

UK breeding:
5,100,000 pairs
UK wintering:
10-15 million birds

Identifying features:

This bird species has different identifying features depending on sex/age/season.

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