Black Redstart
Phoenicurus ochruros
Millennium Bridge, Northey, Peterborough
6 November 2003

Another great find for stalwart local patch worker and PBC recorder Brian Stone.
Click here to see Brian's own photos of the bird.

This female/1st winter bird performed brilliantly feeding from the posts and rails of the coral. It would flycatch or swoop to take insects from the ground. It later moved in to the nearby hawthorns where it continued to flycatch for insects.

Nikon Coolpix 995 + Leica APO Televid 77 with 20xWA eyepiece

© Steve Dudley

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