Fieldfare (Turdus pilarus) and redwing (Turdus musicus), migratory thrushes from mainland Europe, are common winter visitors to the park. They are easily confused; here is a video to help you distinguish the two species.
Header picture: Fieldfare (Turdus pilaris) by Teresa Reynolds (CC BY-SA 3.0)
We had the first winter visitors to our garden, three redwing arrived this morning attracted by the red crab apples
I have seen a dozen or so in a crab apple tree down by the canal every winter.
Three redwings visited gardens behind Blind Lane recently – the first winter visitors!