Thursday, December 08, 2016


Redwing, Paxton Pits, 7th December 206 © Phil Smith

1 comment:

Doug said...

This is an excellent image from which to assess the age of this bird. The two innermost greater coverts have been replaced in the post-juvenile moult, and are longer than the rest of the greater coverts, which also show more obvious pale tips. Thus this bird hatched this year.