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[[Image:The Old Thrush.jpg|thumb|''The Old Thrush'' by Mark Poole]]
 
'''Thrushes''' were large speckled brown birds with a special fondness for snails, whose shells they remove by breaking them against stones. A thrush of [[Erebor]] was instrumental in the downfall of [[Smaug]].
 
'''Thrushes''' were large speckled brown birds with a special fondness for snails, whose shells they remove by breaking them against stones. A thrush of [[Erebor]] was instrumental in the downfall of [[Smaug]].
  
Men of [[Lake-men|Lake-town]] and [[Men of Dale|Dale]] could understand the language of the '''Thrushes''', and some '''Thrushes''' could understand the common tongue.
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Men of [[Lake-men|Lake-town]] and [[Men of Dale|Dale]] could understand the language of the thrushes, and some thrushes could understand the common tongue.
  
 
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File:The Old Thrush.jpg
The Old Thrush by Mark Poole

Thrushes were large speckled brown birds with a special fondness for snails, whose shells they remove by breaking them against stones. A thrush of Erebor was instrumental in the downfall of Smaug.

Men of Lake-town and Dale could understand the language of the thrushes, and some thrushes could understand the common tongue.