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Interspecies aggression and the ‘alarm posture’ in Mistle Thrushes | British Birds

Mistle Thrushes Turdus viscivorus are occasional visitors to RJC’s Northamptonshire garden, mainly in autumn and winter, when they are most usually seen eating Cotoneaster and Rowan Sorbus aucuparia berries, though in spring 2021 a pair nested in a small Hawthorn Crataegus monogyna. These occasions have yielded insights into Mistle Thrush behaviour, some adding

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