The Hobbit

Chapter 11-In the following passage from this chapter, what does Bilbo understand?

"At that very moment he heard a sharp crack behind him. There on the grey stone in the grass was an enormous thrush, nearly coal black, its pale yellow breast freckled with dark spots. Crack! It had caught a snail and was knocking it on the stone. Crack! Crack!

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In this passage, we can see that Bilbo finally understands the riddle on the map and prepares himself (with the dwarves) at the doorway.