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Help with id of bird feathers. Thanks

Found these feathers near the hedge. I think maybe from something the size of a blackbird. Not sure of id. Can anyone help? Thanks.

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  • They remind me of pheasant feathers 

    Gardening in Central Norfolk on improved gritty moraine over chalk ... free-draining.





  • Thanks Dove. I have taken another photo including a 5p piece.

    They seem too small for a pheasant. I will collect some more.
  • UffUff Posts: 3,199
    Is there a wing feather also Fritillary, that might help?
    SW SCOTLAND but born in Derbyshire
  • Jenny_AsterJenny_Aster Posts: 936
    edited December 2021
    There's this website https://www.featherbase.info/uk/country/gbr

    Trouble is you'll need an 'idea' what bird has the plumage, but it's good for confirming.

    You'll need to turn your 'Google Translate' on though as I think it's in German, unless of course there's a similar site in English.
    Trying to be the person my dog thinks I am! 

    Cambridgeshire/Norfolk border.
  • BobTheGardenerBobTheGardener Posts: 11,384
    edited December 2021
    Song Thrush, Turdus philomelos, I believe.

    A trowel in the hand is worth a thousand lost under a bush.
  • Oh, what a nuisance.  I did find more spotty feathers, and thought that it might have been a Redwing. I have seen them about but not a Song Thrush.  Thanks Bob, and everyone else that replied.

  • Some look like from goldfinches?
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