Eurasian blackbird – Turdus merula – is a larger migratory Eurasian thrush of Type – ground-forager, Family Turdidae and Order Passeriformes. In N Europe and NW Asia it is a summer breeder, over most of W Europe and SW Asia it is resident only on the southern limits of its range does it become a winter visitor. In the AWB Region it is resident in Iran, Turkey, Iraq, Syria, the Levant, Cyprus, Sinai, NE Egypt and the N of the Maghreb states. It is a winter visitor over much of Iran, Iraq and Kuwait, and in small areas to N KSA, Cyprus, N coastal areas of Egypt and Libya, and S of the Resident zone in the Maghreb states.
Type - ground-forager - Summer Habitat - lowland deciduous wooded areas with undergrowth, hedgerows, parks, gardens, Winter Habitat - in warmer regions, it is found in wooded areas at higher altitudes, Order: Passeriformes Family: Turdidae Genus: Turdus Species - Turdus merula Eurasian blackbird - Species - ebird.org Eurasian blackbird - Species sheet - wikipedia.org Eurasian blackbird - Species - animaldiversity.org Eurasian blackbird - Birds - vogelwarte.ch Eurasian blackbird - Sounds & Maps - xeno-canto.org Additional Material... Eurasian blackbird - Images - google.com Eurasian blackbird - Video - youtube.com Eurasian blackbird - Datazone - birdlfe.org