Coues’s Arctic Redpoll no. 6

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.

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