Coues’s Arctic Redpoll Nos. 4 and 5

2 first winters  – 27th Dec 1995

Wintersett Reservoir, West Yorkshire

Wing length: both 75 mm

Width of dark streak on longest undertail coverts recorded as: 1.8mm and 1.6mm

Length of unstreaked rump: recorded as zero for both birds- with fine streaking throughout rumps of both birds to 16 and 15 mm

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

Bird One

Bird Two

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