Redwing Adult
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Taken at Strathclyde Park on 9th January 2018 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.




 


Taken at Haddington on 29th January 2017 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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Taken at Baillieston on 16th November 2016 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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In Flight
Taken at Baron's Haugh on the 23rd October 2014 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens.
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Redwing.
Species:
Order:
Family:
Local Names:
Turdus iliacus.
Passeriformes.
Turdidae.


Site Of Nest:
Materials:

Food:
Plumage:



Length:
Wingspan:
Breeding Period:
Eggs:
Trees and bushes.
A cup nest, of twigs, grass, moss and lichen,
lined with mud and grass.

Insects, worms, snails and slugs, fruits and berries.
Plain brown backs with dark brown spots on the
white underparts. The most striking identification
features are the red flanks and underwing, and the
creamy white stripe above the eye .
21 cms.
33 - 35 cms.
April - May. 2 Clutches.
2 - 8 Smooth, glossy and light blue
or greenish-blue with reddish-brown speckles.


Flight:
Sub-song