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Age and sex 3

Observed: 24th March 2013 By: DavidHowdon
Amateur Entomologists' SocietyLondon Natural History SocietySelborne Society
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0480 Black Redstart_D_06
0480 Black Redstart_D_04
0480 Black Redstart_D_05

At least four of these - spring is on its way. Comments on the age and sex appreciated.
An example of an adult male is at http://www.ispot.org.uk/node/320006 and an 1st winter/summer bird at http://www.ispot.org.uk/node/320007

Species interactions

No interactions present.


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Young male

The tertials are white edged, but not the inner secondaries, so a young male. That's especially obvious on the left wing in the third picture, where the longest tertial is clearly white-edged, but the adjoining secondary is just brown-edged.


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