Sunday, December 9, 2012

Siberian Thrush

The Siberian Thrush (Zoothera sibirica) is a member of the Thrush family Turdidae.It breeds in taiga in Siberia. It is strongly migratory, with most birds moving to southeastern Asia during the winter. It is a very rare vagrant to western Europe. It is very secretive. The Siberian Thrush is similar in size to the Song Thrush. It is omnivorous, eating a wide range of insectsearthworms and berries. The male Siberian Thrush is a dark blue-grey above and below, with a white stripe above the eye. The lower belly and flanks are white. The female is a much browner bird, with a buff stripe above the eye. Source: Wikipedia

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