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Saturday, 19 April 2014

Evening Song - The Song Thrush

Song Thrush seeem to use the Tall Pylons closed to the River to allow their song to reverberate around the nearby Nature reserve

The Song Thrush Turdus philomelos

Song Thrushes or "Throstle"  have a bank of a  hundred or so phrases, selecting from these randomly and typically repeating each phrase several times over. The Mistle Thrush is a more melancholy song . As a general rule Song Thrushes fly lower from Branch to branch , Mistle Thrushes like higher perches to resound their voice

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