Stonechat  (Male)
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Taken at Doonfoot on 3rd December 2017 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.




 



Taken at Doonfoot
on 30th April 2017 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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Taken at Skinflats on 29 October 2017 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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Female

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Juvenile
Taken at Peebles on 27th September 2017 using using Nikon D5200 with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.

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Stonechat.
Species:
Order:
Family:
Local Names:
Saxicola rubicola.
Passeriformes.
Muscicapidae.


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Nesting Period
Eggs:

Dense shrubs, such as gorse.
Cup-shaped nest from grass and moss lined with hair,
wool, and feathers.
Mainly an insectivore, but will eat berries and
seeds in the winter.
The summer male has black upperparts,
a black head, an orange throat and breast,
and a white belly and vent.The female has
paler brown upperparts and head, and no
white neck patches, rump or belly, these areas
being streaked dark brown on paler brown.
May-July. 2 Broods.
5 - 6
.
Voice: