The Common Blackbird (Turdus merula)

A species of medium-sized bird partly nomadic family of thrushes. It inhabits almost the whole of Europe, a large part of central, southern and eastern Asia, and north-western Africa. Introduced in Australia, New Zealand and the surrounding islands. The male uniform, shiny black with a distinctive yellow beak with a black tip, the fall becomes a brown, older individuals have orange beak.
Female olive-brown with indistinct brown spots on a gray bottom and lightening at the throat, nose brown on the throat of a pink hue. In both sexes legs dark brown. Both sexes are similar in size.
Lot scythe is quite agile, but slow. Body length between 24 and 27 centimeters. The wingspan of between 34 and 38.5 centimeters. Singing mating is slow, clear and loud. Most often she sings while sitting on a high position like a tall tree, antenna TV or the roof of a large building. Environment occurrence is all the forests of the lush undergrowth, parks, gardens and other areas with trees or shrubs. It feeds on earthworms and small insects. The main component of the animal food product are earthworms, beetles and beetle in May to size. Blackbirds join the breeding early. Scythe are generally ready for reproduction spring, the end of the first year of life. Nest building in the forest low in the crown of a small tree, the trunk or in the fork of a branch on the vine, usually 2-3 meters, but it happens at a height of 50 cm, or even on the ground. In the cities sockets are often nothing covered, which is easily visible prey for predators. The chicks hatch naked and blind in two days. Chick eats an average of 16 grams of food a day.