Common Blackbird

Bird Photography Challenge #28: Common Blackbird

There are a few Common Blackbirds (Turdus merula) in our garden…  We notice them at dawn because of their mellow, melodious, warbling song.  It is just a delight.  What is not a delight is the mess they leave as they energetically sort through leaf litter and flick mulch out on our nice swept paths!  But…