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Goldcrest

Observed: 27th January 2012 By: PhilT69PhilT69’s reputation in BirdsPhilT69’s reputation in BirdsPhilT69’s reputation in Birds
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Description:

This tiny bird was found dead below a glass window of a Garden Centre. The orange appearance of bill in 1st photo is the damaged tongue.

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Species interactions

No interactions present.

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Young

From the pointed tail feathers, it is a young bird, born last year. I think I can see some orange feathers in the crown, so possibly a male, as well. When you see them that close, you realise how incredibly small they are. A shame.

Ian
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