The Fieldfare is a fairly large species of thrush found across a wide range in Europe and Asia. They are breed mostly in woodland and scrub habitat. Though they are also well-adapted to live in and around human developments. These omnivorous birds feed on worms, insects, berries, seeds, and more.
Fieldfares are strongly migratory. Their winter range extends down into northern Africa. They also winter across southwestern Europe and the British Isles.
Fieldfares can be recognized by their greyish heads, brown upperparts, and spotted breasts. Adult males and females are similar in appearance.
2020 Bonanza Bird #10: Fieldfare
Today’s new species is the Fieldfare, a large species of thrush in the same family as the American Robin. They resemble their Yankee cousins in build and size, and in the way ... more