This deceptively beautiful bird is a relative newcomer to our garden and welcome! This clip was taken in July 2010.

The RSPB website entry for the Song Thrush can be found here.http://www.rspb.org.uk/wildlife/birdguide/name/s/songthrush/index.aspxshapeimage_2_link_0

Facts about the Song thrush


  1. Bullet Otherwise known as Turdus philomelas - philomelos being greek for “loving song”


  1. Bullet Known for using small stones to crack open snail shells


  1. Bullet Also known as a Throstle, adorning the club badge of the Premiership football club West Brom


  1. Bullet Turned up in nearly 30% of gardens during the Big Garden Bird Watch 2010

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