Chats and thrushes (Turdidae)
Where to see them
In open countryside it likes hedges and orchards as well as open, grassy fields. Will come to parks and gardens. Often joins with flocks of fieldfares.
When to see them
Migrants arrive from September, with most in October and November. They leave again in March and April, although occasionally birds stay later.
What they eat
Berries and worms
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