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SONG THRUSH (Turdus philomelos)
Biodiversity > Birds > Land Birds

Song thrush

Another European species introduced to Lord Howe Island in 1944 as a biological control against insects pests on palm flowers and food crops. Not as common as the Blackbird, but seen around grass and forest in the settlement area. Both sexes similar - with upper parts olive brown, and underparts white with small brown triangular shaped patches.


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