• BirdForum is the net's largest birding community dedicated to wild birds and birding, and is absolutely FREE!

    Register for an account to take part in lively discussions in the forum, post your pictures in the gallery and more.
One eyed lesser redpoll - lifer
Pappa Smurf

One eyed lesser redpoll - lifer (Carduelis cabaret)

One eyed lesser redpoll - lifer. It's not a lifer cos it's only got one eye but because I've never captured a redpoll before. I think that it has a tick just to the left below the beak. It seemed healthy enough.
Habitat
They breed in woodland, but also visit gardens. Lesser redpolls can be seen dangling from tiny twigs in birch and alder trees, or perhaps on shrub stems. This is a widespread breeding species in Scotland, northern and eastern England and Wales. It is less
Location
Tiverton Canal Devon
Date taken
15.01.2016
Scientific name
Carduelis cabaret
Equipment used
Canon
A beautifully detailed image of this great lifer, my friend, and a big congrats on this first time capture.
 
Happy for your lifer, and sorry for the bird with one eye. Lovely colors that all blends well together Keith
 
Supporter
Congrats on the lifer! Too bad about that eye and the tick, though. I hope the bird perks up when the tick drops off.
 

Media information

Category
Britain & Europe
Added by
Pappa Smurf
Date added
View count
90
Comment count
14

Share this media

Top