Fieldfare (Turdus pilaris)

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25.5 cm to 100g


Fieldfares are large, colourful thrushes, similar to mistle thrush in general size, shape and behaviour. Head and rump grey back chestnut brown Throat and breast rusty yellow They have a distinct upright posture moving confidently forwards in hops. A soociable birds flocking in winter from a dozen or more to many hundred strong.





Insects, worms snails and berries.

What does it sound like?

Loud 'chack chack' calls; a chuckling song

When to see it

Bbegin to arrive from October building numbers throughout the winter season. Birds begin to return in March and some may stay into May.

Similar Birds

Mistle thrush