Best time to see: mid Sep to mid Apr
Large thrush with grey head and rump, visiting in winter from Scandinavia
Habitat: hedges, scrub, woods, occasionally gardens
Widespread winter visitor
Densely speckled breast and throat; grey head and rump; brown back; black tail; 24–27 cm
Roams the countryside usually in large flocks looking for berries and other food.
Feeds mainly on berries, also worms, insects, fruit
© Robin Chittenden