Thursday 7 November 2013

Finsch's Wheatear

Very surprised to find this Finsch's Wheatear in the carrot fields this morning. This is a really nice patch bird for me and not one I expected to see in this habitat.

White band running down back. Pale flight feathers and even tail band, not extending up the sides as in Black-eared.

Looks a bit mottled - 1st year male?

Update: Lanner Falcon, a fantastic adult Eastern Imperial Eagle and Northern Lapwing - now I know winter is here.

1 comment:

James P. Smith said...

Cool stuff Dominic. Keep it coming!



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