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Unusual flycatcher

Observed: 5th October 2011 By: DavidHowdon
Amateur Entomologists' SocietyLondon Natural History SocietySelborne Society
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0496 Ficedula hypoleuca (Pallas) (Pied Flycatcher) unusual specimen showing prominent white on median coverts - Swining, Shetland (Zetland) (VC 112), 6th October 2011
0496 Ficedula hypoleuca (Pallas) (Pied Flycatcher) unusual specimen showing prominent white on median coverts - Swining, Shetland (Zetland) (VC 112), 6th October 2011
0496 Ficedula hypoleuca (Pallas) (Pied Flycatcher) unusual specimen showing prominent white on median coverts - Swining, Shetland (Zetland) (VC 112), 5th October 2011
0496 Ficedula hypoleuca (Pallas) (Pied Flycatcher) unusual specimen showing prominent white on median coverts - Swining, Shetland (Zetland) (VC 112), 5th October 2011
0496 Ficedula hypoleuca (Pallas) (Pied Flycatcher) unusual specimen showing prominent white on median coverts - Swining, Shetland (Zetland) (VC 112), 5th October 2011
0496 Ficedula hypoleuca (Pallas) (Pied Flycatcher) unusual specimen showing prominent white on median coverts - Swining, Shetland (Zetland) (VC 112), 5th October 2011
0496 Ficedula hypoleuca (Pallas) (Pied Flycatcher) unusual specimen showing prominent white on median coverts - Swining, Shetland (Zetland) (VC 112), 5th October 2011
0496 Ficedula hypoleuca (Pallas) (Pied Flycatcher) unusual specimen showing prominent white on median coverts - Swining, Shetland (Zetland) (VC 112), 5th October 2011
0496 Ficedula hypoleuca (Pallas) (Pied Flycatcher) unusual specimen showing prominent white on median coverts - Swining, Shetland (Zetland) (VC 112), 6th October 2011
0496 Ficedula hypoleuca (Pallas) (Pied Flycatcher) unusual specimen showing prominent white on median coverts - Swining, Shetland (Zetland) (VC 112), 6th October 2011
Description:

Rather an interesting bird, we spent quite a long time trying to be sure of this one.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

ranon.2011's picture

It certainly looks more like

It certainly looks more like a 'Pied' than 'Collared' or 'Semi-collared'.