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  Eurasian Blackbird (Turdus merula)

Eurasian Blackbird | Turdus merula photo
Eurasian Blackbird

Photograph copyright: Nickolay Tilcheff - all rights reserved. Used with permission.

Eurasian Blackbird | Turdus merula photo
Eurasian Blackbird

Photograph copyright: Nickolay Tilcheff - all rights reserved. Used with permission.

EURASIAN BLACKBIRD FACTS

distribution map showing range of Turdus merula in Australia

Map is from Atlas of Living Australia website at http://biocache.ala.org.au licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License




Classification
Class:Aves
Order:Passeriformes
Family:Turdidae
Genus:Turdus
Species:merula
Common Name:Eurasian Blackbird

Relatives in same Genus
  Song Thrush (T. philomelos)
  Island Thrush (T. poliocephalus)