The notes of the blackbird are rich and full, but monotonous as compared with those of the song-thrush.
Of birds some species of parrakeet, the "mandarin" blackbird, and the woodcock are not found in the rest of Indo-China.
oriole, the yellow-headed blackbird and McCown's longspur are characteristic of the open lowlands.
BLACKBIRD (Turdus merula), the name commonly given to a well-known British bird of the Turdidae family, for which the ancient name was ousel, Anglo-Saxon Osle, equivalent of the German Amsel, a form of the word found in several old English books.
Among the birds prized for their plumage are the marabout, crane, heron, blackbird, parrot, jay and humming-birds of extraordinary brilliance.
The blackbird is of a shy and restless disposition, courting concealment, and rarely seen in flocks, or otherwise than singly or in pairs, and taking flight when startled with a sharp shrill cry.
We tried this at Blackbird Leys a couple of years ago and it was absolute bedlam.
blackbird's nest in my garden.
How long does it actually take to hear the blackbird sing or feel the sunlight?
blackbird caught at Heysham in March 2003 had been ringed the previous October in Rogaland, Norway.
This year, I could not find a blackbird 's nest in my garden.
Both of these are very mellow singers and we are particularly glad to have a good singing blackbird again.
The blackbird is found in every country of Europe, even breeding - although rarely - beyond the arctic circle, and in eastern Asia as well as in North Africa and the Atlantic islands.
Hint: Whiskey Corridor: Second SR-71: There is a second SR-71 blackbird on this mission.
On previous visits we have also seen both Crested Quail-dove and Jamaican blackbird relatively easily here.
A female blackbird bounces around in the puddle of water on the paving slabs by the fountain.
blackbird singing in a dead tree.
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blackbird nests across Britain.
A rarer bird of sc r ee slopes is the Ring Ouzel, which is a sort of mountain blackbird.
Could you please, Mrs blackbird, stop your infants from making such a din!
Blackbird Few seen blackcap Few seen Lesser whitethroat Reasonably common near the coast.
The cabanas All of Blackbird Caye Resort's private individual cabanas face the Caribbean Sea.
deprived areas such as Blackbird Leys.
other songsters included BLACKBIRD, GREENFINCH, WREN and ROBIN.
tit family, chaffinch, blackbird, and thrush are other common birds.
There are also two species of owl, three species of sea-mew, the stockdove, quail, raven, magpie, chaffinch, goldfinch, blackcap, canary, titmouse, blackbird, house-swallow, &c. As to the insects, mention may be made of a species of gnat or mosquito which is sometimes troublesome, especially to strangers.
Other songsters included BLACKBIRD, GREENFINCH, WREN and ROBIN.
The tit family, chaffinch, blackbird, and thrush are other common birds.
Different styles available in this line include the Wings Automatic, the Crosswind, Crosswind Racing, Crosswind Special, Headwind, Callisto, Callistino, Blackbird, and the B-Class.
Another high-end priced GPS device, this Blackbird offers spoken street names and easy-to-read maps.
However, the Garmin Nuvi, which is priced much lower, offers the same features, often in more detail than the Blackbird.
While the Blackbird doesn't come with three-dimensional maps, you can connect to your cell phone through the bluetooth system for hands-free calling.
The tilt-screen feature of the Blackbird makes it easy to type in addresses and destinations.
It is rarer and more local than the common blackbird, and occurs in England only as a temporary spring and autumn visitor.
Thrushes have not been widely introduced, but the song-thrush and blackbird (Turdus musicus and Merula merula) are common in New Zealand; attempts were made, but unsuccessfully, to establish the latter in the United States.
The blackbird feeds chiefly on fruits, worms, the larvae of insects and snails, extracting the last from their shells by dexterously chipping them on stones; and though it is generally regarded as an enemy of the garden, it is probable that the amount of damage by it to the fruit is largely compensated for by its undoubted services as a vermin-killer.
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