The Common Blackbird (Turdus merula) is also known as Blackbird and Eurasian Blackbird and is a species of true thrush.

Turdus merula is 23.5 to 29 centimetres in length, has a long tail, and weighs 80-125 grammes.

The Common Blackbird is omnivorous, eating a wide range of seeds, berries, insects and earthworms. Also small mouses and snakes, but this is not regular.