Chats and thrushes (Turdidae)
Where to see them
A secretive bird which likes nothing better than hiding in the middle of an impenetrable bush or thicket. In the UK they breed mostly south of the Severn-Wash line and east from Dorset to Kent. The highest densities are found in the south east: Essex, Suffolk, Norfolk, Kent and Sussex.
When to see them
They arrive in April and sing until late May and early June. They leave again from July to September. They can be heard singing throughout the day, as well as at night.
What they eat
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