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redwing turdus iliacus

  1. A long, cold winter

    A long, cold winter

  2. The Look

    The Look

  3. Mining for berries

    Mining for berries

    When the rowan berries have disapperared from the trees and the ones on the ground have been covered in fresh snow, Redwings have no choice but to start digging. I read a report in a Swedish birding magazine that some Redwings were digging little foxholes that that allowed them access to buried...
  4. They don't look good...

    They don't look good...

    Have-not...
  5. All my berries are withered

    All my berries are withered

  6. Is this pose OK?

    Is this pose OK?

    Still lots of Redwing shots but with a great deal of variation (I hope).
  7. Redwing resplendent

    Redwing resplendent

    The sort of Redwing image I used to dream about getting. It was a far better winter for me than for the poor Redwings.
  8. Branches thick with snow

    Branches thick with snow

    And a Redwing that was kind enought to pose and provide a focal point.
  9. Redwing and rowanberries

    Redwing and rowanberries

  10. Diagonal Redwing

    Diagonal Redwing

  11. Smug Redwing

    Smug Redwing

    Keeping a close watch on his berries. And when I got back to Sweden what did I find? Snow and more snow... ... oh, and lots of winter thrushes too. Off to look for Tawny Owls and Goshawks this morning.
  12. Redwing in the rain

    Redwing in the rain

  13. Redwing enjoying the sunshine

    Redwing enjoying the sunshine

  14. These berries are all mine.

    These berries are all mine.

  15. A brief pause

    A brief pause

    I went back the following morning to get some close-ups. On the third day the bush/tree was completely stripped of berries.
  16. Redwing rising

    Redwing rising

    Found a way took close by pressing myself up against a wall. Had a limited field of view though.
  17. Redwing on top

    Redwing on top

  18. Scottish Redwing

    Scottish Redwing

    I was delighted to see so many Redwings in Helensburgh. Little did I suspect how many I would find on my return to Sweden. Not so many about now though.
  19. Redwing

    Redwing

  20. Redwing

    Redwing

  21. Redwing

    Redwing

    Uncropped image. It was not bothered by passing walkers, dogs, etc. A patch of unfrozen soil was giving it lots of feeding opportunities. Not much depth-of-field at this range!
  22. Red Berry gourmet

    Red Berry gourmet

    The Redwings have finally found our red berries. This one was inspecting the crop before its friends descended to eat.
  23. Redwing, Turdus iliacus

    Redwing, Turdus iliacus

    Redwing, Turdus iliacus. A very merry Christmas to all
  24. Redwing in deep cover

    Redwing in deep cover

    Saw my first in Scotland on 1st January and regularly after that but didn't get any shots I was happy with.
  25. Redwing

    Redwing

    The melting snow is giving these guys some feeding opportunities at last. Taken through the bottom of a hedge as cover, but straight into the light! Needed a bit of work in Photoshop to balance the exposure.
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