August 1941 – vol. 35, issue 3–57 display in Blackbirds (Turdus m. merula) has been so rarely observed or recorded that a brief description of a display I had the good fortune to witness this spring may prove of interest. Chancing to look out from the window of a house in a Sussex garden soon after dawn on February ioth my attention was arrested by the strange behaviour of a group of Blackbirds on the lawn. The whole group seemed ... This article is only available to registered users.To read more, please log in or purchase a subscription.