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Stonechat, Binnel Bay, Isle of Wight

Observed: 3rd March 2012 By: David Trevan
Isle of Wight Natural History & Archaeological Soc
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Description:

Lucky to see this bird this afternoon on a cliff walk. It appeared on a fence post just above a thicket of Prunus spinosa on the cliff which according to my bird book is it's perfect winter habitat, sadly flew off before I could zoom in closer.

Identifications
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    Likely ID
    Stonechat (Saxicola torquata)
    Confidence: I'm as sure as I can be.
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Species interactions

No interactions present.