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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.


  • 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

    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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