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    Photos / video-clips of rarely seen ( animal-releated ) events can be posted from now on here
     
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    This seems as good a place as any to ask a question to all those bird experts. Is it normal for blackbirds to feed on fungi - I certainly cannot find any reference to them doing so at all. Asking because on going out into my garden this morning, I found a female blackbird pecking at and swallowing pieces of small orange toadstools growing in the lawn. I've never seen such behaviour before.
     
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    It surtainly isn't part of their normal diet but I've seen Blackbirds and other thrushes also eating fungi. Also seen it in Magpies and other crows.
     
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    A Southern Copperhead and a Cottonmouth tussling over a female...