December 2nd, 2011, 06:00 PM
Sorry i dont have a better picture its the only one i do have i think its a bunting then again im not sure.
December 2nd, 2011, 06:15 PM
December 2nd, 2011, 06:32 PM
Where and when was your photo taken, Martin?
December 2nd, 2011, 06:37 PM
thank you Brian s and WoW that would be nice but my question to you is "do they migrate to the uk as i got this in the uk on the isle of wight where i am" i would love to think it was can you let me know thanks.
December 2nd, 2011, 07:16 PM
They are seen occasionally, but are all escapes.
I have my doubts this is one as it also looks like a faded/bleached young Sedge Warbler thats been eating blackberries......
Last edited by Brian S; December 2nd, 2011 at 07:18 PM.
December 2nd, 2011, 07:40 PM
December 2nd, 2011, 08:42 PM
Pin-tailed Whydah was my first (and only) thought too. There have been a few records of escapees.
December 5th, 2011, 09:28 AM
Wow now you can understand why i cant find this bird its not of the norm so thank you for your help