Blackbirds are not corvids! They belong to the thrush family. Females are brown and can have spots or streaks on their breast. Males are black with an orange-yellow bill and that is where the confusion comes in. If viewed from afar, a male blackbird might look like a chough at first glance. 

Name:  Blackbird Turdus merula

Weight: 80-100 g

Length: 24-25 cm

Wingspan: 34-38 cm

Diet: invertebrates, berries

Habitat: Grassland, Farmland, Woodland, Urban

Jersey conservation status: green