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Female Stonechat

Observed: 24th April 2012 By: chrisbrooks
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Stonechat
Stonechat
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Identifications
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    Likely ID
    European Stonechat (Saxicola rubicola)
    Confidence: It's likely to be this, but I can't be certain.
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Species interactions

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Comments

ranon.2011's picture

Having had many here during

Having had many here during the autumn and three pairs staying over the winter on the cliffs, they all moved on during mid March, probably to breeding areas further west.

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Stonechat's

I have to say they are lovely birds and are here in very large numbers. I have seen them from Dartmoor to the coast.

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I like these birds a lot and

I like these birds a lot and not only because they are posers. I spent many hours last autumn watching them co-operate with the Dartford Warblers insect hunting and I have several photographs of these activities.

I am not sure where they are nesting although I did hear that there are quite a few west of Poole, Dorset