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Central England, Redstart or Black Redstart

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Old Thursday 17th May 2018, 21:35   #1
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Central England, Redstart or Black Redstart

A bit of help please, is this a female Common Redstart or a female Black Redstart ?
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Old Thursday 17th May 2018, 21:38   #2
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Old Thursday 17th May 2018, 21:41   #3
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Thanks, what confused me was that this was on Cleave Common, Cheltenham where I usually see Common Redstart. I have never seen a Black Redstart there before !
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.... this was on Cleave Common, Cheltenham ...
You sure? It looks like a bleak exposed beach + rocky seawall to me!

In other words, typical Black Redstart habitat . . .
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