Blackbird at molehill, video

This 1 February 2018 video shows a female blackbird at a molehill. The molehill is alive 🙂

Arjan van Poecke made this video in Oostzaan town in the Netherlands.

Blackbirds live longer in cities than in forests. But their telomeres, the repetitive stretches of DNA at the ends of the chromosomes, show that these city birds have a much poorer health status than their rural cousins: here.

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