Translation of blackbird in Spanish:

blackbird

Pronunciation: /ˈblækbɜːrd; ˈblækbɜːd/

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 (European) mirlo (masculine)
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    • If no berries remain, having been stripped earlier by blackbirds and mistle thrushes, they perish.
    • The thicker scrub and thickets of elder, hawthorn and bramble, meanwhile, provide ideal cover for nesting robins, wrens, sparrows, dunnocks, blackbirds and thrushes.
    • The ubiquitous starling is one of the most widespread problem species but blackbirds, partridges, robins, sparrows, thrushes, and finches are also common.
    1.2 (N American) totí (masculine)
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    • Unlike dowdy, brown females of the species, male blackbirds possess bright yellow-to-orange beaks and shiny black plumage.
    • I pulled over at Schaar's Bluff, turned off my car and just sat and listened, beyond the bluebirds and meadowlarks you could hear tree sparrows and red-winged blackbirds.
    • I went down towards the creek and found a huge flock of robins, grackles and red-winged blackbirds foraging.

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