Coues’s Arctic Redpoll No.3

1st winter – 9th March 1996

Recorded as 1st winter male. Wintersett Reservoir, West Yorkshire

Wing length: 76mm

Width of dark streak on longest undertail covert- 1.0mm

Length of unstreaked white rump: 0 mm . (Instead recorded as 14 mm with fine indistinct streaking through rump)

Credit for trapping and photographing  goes to Pete Smith, the late Philip Harrison and John Gardner

This is Mr. Streaky. Easily overlooked. Bound to cause some angst!

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