Song Thrush(Smólach) 45p
There are two species of thrush, the mistle thrush and the song thrush.The song thrush appears on this stamp. The mistle thrush is bigger than the song thrush. The song thrush eats worms/insects and snails. The song thrush is smaller then the blackbird. The song thrush lays 4 to 5 sky-blue eggs with black spots. The song thrush lives garden/parks/woods and high hedges and the mistle thrush lives in woods/gardens/parks and bushy hillsides. Thrushes stay in Ireland all year around.
The length of the song thrush is about 22 cm.
The stamp was issued in Phase 3 on April 2nd. 1998.
Written by --: Donal Cowman
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