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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.
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
Tiverton Canal Devon
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Carduelis cabaret
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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
Congrats on the lifer! Too bad about that eye and the tick, though. I hope the bird perks up when the tick drops off.

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