Arctic Redpoll  Acanthis hornemanni


near Warkworth Golf Course, Northumberland   February 2016

Acanthis hornemanni exilipes


a long-staying bird in a flighty, mixed flock of Lesser & Mealy Redpolls

Rainton Meadows NR, Co. Durham   January 2011

Rainton Meadows NR, Co. Durham   January 2011


seen briefly,this very 'white' bird is presumably an Arctic

but note the long, dark-centred undertail covert

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