Tag: Song Thrush

Demographic mechanisms of the population decline of the song thrush Turdus philomelos in Britain

Song Thrush (Turdus philomelos) Science Article 3 abstract In Britain, the song thrush Turdus philomelos is categorized as a species of high national conservation concern because of a large population decline during the last three decades. We calculated a series of annual national population estimates for woodland and farmland habitats combined for the period 1964-2000. […]

Blue eggs do not reduce nest predation in the song thrush,Turdus philomelos

Song Thrush (Turdus philomelos) Science Article 2 abstract Many passerine birds with open cup-shaped nests lay blue or blue-green eggs. In thrushes, blue eggs may be cryptic and provide camouflage by imitating spots of light on green leaves. Alternatively, egg coloration may be selectively neutral because nest predators detect nests and not eggs, or it […]

Post-breeding dispersal, breeding site fidelity and migration/wintering areas of migratory populations of Song Thrush Turdus philomelos in the Western Palearctic

Song Thrush (Turdus philomelos) Science Article 1 abstract Song Thrush Turdus philomelos ring recovery data gathered over 90 years in central, north and east Europe were analysed in their breeding zones and in 14 migration/wintering areas in Europe, North Africa and the Near East. Few post-breeding movements were over 20 km before the end of […]

Song Thrush (Turdus philomelos)

[order] PASSERIFORMES | [family] Turdidae | [latin] Turdus philomelos | [UK] Song Thrush | [FR] Grive musicienne | [DE] Singdrossel | [ES] Zorzal Comun | [NL] Zanglijster Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Turdus philomelos EU c, w to n AF Turdus philomelos clarkei Turdus philomelos hebridensis Turdus philomelos […]