Turdus merula merula Linnaeus, 1758

Common Blackbird

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The Common Blackbird of the nominate subspecies T. m. merula is 23.5 to 29 centimetres (9.25 to 11.4 in) in length, has a long tail, and weighs 80���125 grammes (2.8 to 4.4 oz ). The adult male has glossy black plumage , blackish-brown legs, a yellow eye-ring and an orange-yellow bill . The bill darkens somewhat in winter. ... source: Wikipedia

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