The bird arrived this am briefly (20 secs) on a Northerly wind, a single Redpoll atop Ash tree approx. 20m. distant and in appalling light, hence the bad images (which I had to lighten). The one thing that I thought odd, was the deep, pale super abutting a dark contrasting eye-stripe, never noticing such a marked head pattern before on previous years Redpolls. They have been scarce over the last few years, just the one last year and none the year before, there may not be enough information on these shots, in which case it's not a problem, however my take on it is....that it doesn't look like a cabaret, apart from the previously stated head pattern, the bill looks ''small'' and the under-parts appear quite pale, what might the consensus be if any?