Wednesday, 14 January 2009

Redpoll Review Part 2

Then later on 9th May 2008, another redpoll was caught and after some investigation was thought to show some features of North Western (or Greenland) Redpoll - however its wing length is too short even for Mealy (despite appearing very large) - which is no doubt why it caused confusion at the time and why it was photographed! See photos below, any comments welcome (email

Compare these with Lesser Redpolls from earlier years:

All photos SW except Lesser Redpoll above by CJW

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