Fieldfare

Turdus pilaris

Fieldfare

Family:

Thrushes

Length:

25cm

Wingspan:

39cm to 42cm

Weight:

80g to 130g

About the Fieldfare

The fieldfare is a large, colourful member of the thrush family. They are often compared to the mistle thrush due to their shared shape, size and characteristics.

Fieldfares are highly sociable birds and are mostly found in the winter in small to large flocks - into the hundreds sometimes. These flocks are often a welcomed sight in the winter and are mostly seen throughout the countryside, along hedges and in fields.

What does a Fieldfare eat?

Their diets mainly consist of berries, worms and insects.

Other birds in the Thrushes family