Ground and bush feeding with chaffinches. Only seen once during cold spell.
No interactions present.
I have called "Reed Bunting" for this one, but my colourblindness might well have persuaded me against Yellowhammer, without good reason! Give me a bird in hand, and natural light, and I am fine!
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I called this a Yellowhammer as soon as I opened the photo to a suitable size.
I wondered why you'd ID'd it as Reed Bunting, and after reading your comment I think I understand!
Thanks for that...I sort of expected that I had it wrong. It is a constant problem for me, even as a ringer with bird in hand, often. I just don't see those red/green/brown/pale yellow tones at all. Sexing any bird like Linnet or Redpoll by redness of feathers is often a non-starter for me. Fly-by Redstarts are a disaster , too, though my wife calls them straight away!
It can be a problem with plants, moths and hoverflies, too. It is a common problem for men, though, so plenty of others must have similar experiences. In women, of course, it is very rare.
Yellowhammer it is, then.
Lat/Lng: 51.7, -0.5
OS grid ref: TL0901