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Wednesday, 14 December 2016

Black Redstart at Brean Down Cove!

A quick post tonight!
Popped into Brean Down Cove for my break today to see if I could photograph a female Black Redstart that had been seen there recently! It's a great spot for Black Redstarts, I'd photographed male ones there a few times in the last 3 years but never a female.
  Someone else had the same idea and was sat on the rocks with camera in hand! It was Rod Holbrook, a lovely chap that I knew from Twitter but never met before.Nice meeting and chatting Rod! :)
  Sure enough, within a few minutes the Female Black Redstart appeared and posed quite nicely for us! What a beautiful little bird!
  Also seen were Stonechats, Robins, Rock Pipits, Jackdaws and a Kestrel.

Below are some pics from my flying visit;


























^Above^ - The beautiful female Black Redstart!






^Above^ - Stonechats.



^Above^ - Robins.



^Above^ - House Sparrows.


^Above^ - Kestrel being harassed by a Jackdaw.


^Above^ - Jackdaws.



^Above^ - Rock Pipits.


^Above^ - Magpie.


^Above^ - Cat on the prowl....watch out little birdies!!