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Siskin?

Observed: 16th March 2012 By: Bill HendersonBill Henderson’s reputation in BirdsBill Henderson’s reputation in BirdsBill Henderson’s reputation in BirdsBill Henderson’s reputation in Birds
siskin_female_mystery
Description:

I was clearing out my hard drive when this appeared on the very edge of a picture of redpolls. Is this blurry thing a female siskin?
I'm still at the stage where all of these little feathery things seem so similar.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Siskin (Carduelis spinus) interacts

Comments

Syrphus's picture

The yellow eyestripe and

The yellow eyestripe and flash on the tail put it beyond doubt.

M.

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