Ring Ouzel
Snow-peaked Pirin Mountains
Bulgaria
14May2015
Turdus torquatus
(L 9.4-10.6")
A thrush...closely related to the Common
Blackbird...breeds in uplands of Continen-
tal Europe...winters in the Mediterranean.
Unlike the blackbird, the ring ouzel is
usually wary and wild, shunning the
neighbourhood of human habitation.
(Michael J. Seago)