|From:||"Judy Philip" <>|
|Date:||Thu, 24 Jul 2003 15:41:27 +0930|
I have followed this thread with interest.
'Shy and skulking' - well, yes, often. Squawking away with horrible noises when disturbed, yes. And they are the most horrid diggers up of gardens, and spreaders of leaves and dirt etc on garden paths.
BUT - not brilliant songsters???
Every year, come Spring here on the Adelaide plains, a blackbird sings his heart out most beautifully every evening from his perch atop my TV aerial - totally disregarding anything which is going on in the garden below or on the street outside (and it happens to be a busy street - it's even a bus route). This glorious late afternoon/evening song is a highlight of the season.
Marden, (Adelaide), South Australia
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