|Although Fieldfares were the most numerous by some margin it doesn't make them any easier to catch.|
|The number of Redwings ringed at Billinge this autumn now stands at 650.|
|This Redwing stood out as being a quite dark and is fairly close in appearance to some examples of the Icelandic race 'coburni' although possibly still falls a little short. A good series of images comparing the races can be seen here.|
|There was no problem ageing and sexing this Lesser Redpoll as an adult male but they remain few and far between.|
Monday 10th: Redwing 14; Song Thrush 1; Lesser Redpoll 2; Goldcrest 2.
Saturday 15th: Redwing 15; Song Thrush 1; Fieldfare 1; Goldcrest 1.
Sunday 16th: Redwing 14; Fieldfare 3; Goldcrest 2.