Local wildlife sightings in and around Somerset, Devon and Dorset (and occasionally further afield too). Dedicated Nikon user. Follow me on Twitter @chardbirder. All images on this Blog are copyright of the Owner/contributors and cannot be used without written permission. All views expressed are my own.
Monday, 11 January 2016
Gotta love Black Redstarts. Charismatic little birds and always a pleasure to see. When I lived in Chard I use to get one or two regularly passing through my neighbourhood every Winter but nowadays it's usually a trip to the Devon coast if you want to catch up with these beauties. Nine times out of ten you see the more drab coloured female/immature type bids (see photo in previous post) but this is a stunning male and definitely deserves more than a second glance: