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Blackbird (Worcestershire)

Nearly 2400 records have now been submitted through the Abnormal Plumage Survey. This brilliant response has enabled preliminary results to be compiled and published. Blackbirds have, so far, been the real stars of the survey, with almost 1000 sightings of unusual-looking birds logged. However, many other species, sporting a wide range of plumage abnormalities, have also been spotted. Find out which ones, how they have been affected and where they are being seen…

Species affected and abnormality types

Distribution of affected birds

Behavioural consequences