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Turdus philomelos
(Squad Passerine, The Suborder Of The Singers, The Thrush Family)


The song thrush is a bird of medium size, olive-brown, with grayish rump and whitish spots on the wings. Widespread at us in the lower reaches of lake Baikal, the Caucasus, and winters in France, Spain, Italy, North Africa and Asia. Arrives to us thrush from warm lands in early April and lasts for the span until may. Called thrush rival Nightingale. Go in the summer in the woods and cut the air is clear, clean song where you can hear the tune: "Philip! Philip!.. Go for a Cup of tea... sugar... Skora get cold!.."


Breeds thrush on the trunks and among the branches of various trees and shrubs, on the heaps of fallen trees and stumps, but always in the distance otobuste forests, meadows, glades. Material for the construction of dwellings are dry leaves of herbaceous plants, fine woody twigs, roots, lichens and moss. The walls inside the socket plastered with clay mixed with wood dust. Thrushes feed their Chicks blueberries, cherry and Irgun. Like all thrushes, Mavis pecks sedentary insects from the ground, dwarf shrubs and trees. In summer, the adult birds feed on earthworms, caterpillars, larvae of flies, small beetles and spiders. Peak autumn migration falls at the end of September. At this time, the voice of song thrushes constantly hear in the night sky. This is the song thrush - Nightingale forest...

The voice of the thrush song:

Used in text:
A. Gorbunova. "Migratory and wintering birds of Russia. Thematic dictionary in pictures"
Artist: Catherine Reznichenko


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