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Juvenile Black-throated Diver, Leicestershire, Albert Village Lake, February 2018


Note the obvious white flank patch

Glyn Sellors

Amateur photographer

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Juvenile Black-throated Diver, Leicestershire, Albert Village Lake, February 2018

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Much scarcer than Great Northern Diver on inland waters

Glyn Sellors

Amateur photographer

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Juvenile Black-throated Diver, Leicestershire, Albert Village Lake, February 2018

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After 4 hours it eventually came fairly close

Glyn Sellors

Amateur photographer

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Male Hawfinch, Derbyshire, Darley Dale, February 2018

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You have to spend a few hours waiting, but it's worth it when a stunning male shows in decent light

Glyn Sellors

Amateur photographer

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Male Hawfinch, Derbyshire, Darley Dale, February 2018

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They really are bosters

Glyn Sellors

Amateur photographer

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Male Hawfinch, Derbyshire, Darley Dale, February 2018

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It's difficult to resist these stunning birds if it's a nice day

Glyn Sellors

Amateur photographer

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Juvenile Iceland Gull, Birmingham, Swanshurst Park, February 2018

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Both Iceland Gulls have been roosting at Bartley reservoir - c. 8 miles from Swanshurst Park

Glyn Sellors

Amateur photographer

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Juvenile Iceland Gull, Birmingham, Swanshurst Park, February 2018

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It was awful weather on Saturday & we had to wait 2.5 hours for this juvenile - by then we'd used a loaf of bread, but the other Gulls appreciated it

Glyn Sellors

Amateur photographer

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Juvenile Iceland Gull, Birmingham, Swanshurst Park, February 2018

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We didn't see the second-winter bird - but 2 Iceland Gulls on such a small lake in the middle of Birmingham

Glyn Sellors

Amateur photographer

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Coues's Arctic Redpoll, Suffolk, Hazelwood Common, February 2018

Sean Nixon

Amateur photographer

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Coues's Arctic Redpoll, Suffolk, Hazelwood Common, February 2018

Sean Nixon

Amateur photographer

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Hawfinchq, Derbyshire, Darley Dale, February 2018

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Tony Davison

Amateur photographer
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© Tony Davison England
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