British birds

  • Thrushes Bulletin

    Thrushes Bulletin

    8th January 2018

    Photo: © Weerawan. So much choice: on the internet Austin found an extraordinary array of thrushes that were available to buy, including black-breasted (Turdus dissimilis) ALL of my young song thrushes have now completed their moult (see August 16 and 30,…

  • The fieldfare: On the wings of winter

    The fieldfare: On the wings of winter

    2nd January 2018

    Photo: Tony Tilford. Winter visitors from Scandinavia, fieldfares can be found breeding in western Europe through to Russia. Outside their breeding range, they can also be seen in North Africa and Iceland  The influx of huge flocks of fieldfare from their…