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NEast London, certainly a 1st for me this am, and not one that I could replicate from the web. (1 Viewer)


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Thought the boys and girls might like this?
Never seen this plumage before, must be very short lived?



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I agree with you, Tom and Richard, its a juvenile Firecrest. Excellent record for London, I think?
They’re becoming more “numerous” in London Alexander and have been certainly over the last 15 years or so.
I use the word “numerous” with reservation, as they are very unobtrusive and can be very difficult to find along with the likes of Hawfinch and Goshawk.
That said, this was the 3rd visit to the garden since Jan.1st….equalling Goldcrest in that respect!



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