1st winter – 16th Dec 1995
Wintersett Reservoir, West Yorkshire
Wing length: 73mm
Width of dark streak on longest undertail covert- 1.3mm
Length of unstreaked white rump: 12mm
Credit for trapping and photographing goes to Pete Smith, the late Philip Harrison and John Gardner
Great Comparison shots by John Gardner
A fine looking first winter Arctic Redpoll- big unstreakd white rump- but the greyish undertail coverts streaking is a little more than a single dark streak.