Black Redstart (Phoenicurus ochruros)

Breeding in some parts of the UK, a passage bird in Shropshire. The rusty red tail is typically 'Redstart' but the males have grey plumage with a white wing bar, females and immature birds are brown grey.

Black Redstart Kinmel Bay 21 2 10 IMG_6121

Black Redstart Kinmel Bay 21 2 10 IMG_6121



Black Redstart Kinmel Bay 21 2 10 IMG_6125

Black Redstart Kinmel Bay 21 2 10 IMG_6125



Black Redstart rear Kinmel Bay 21 2 10 IMG_6126

Black Redstart rear Kinmel Bay 21 2 10  IMG_6126



Black Redstart Kinmel Bay 21 2 10 IMG_6123_filtered

Black Redstart Kinmel Bay 21 2 10 IMG_6123_filtered



Black Redstart male Pole Cottage 11 4 09 IMG_0393

Black Redstart male Pole Cottage 11 4 09 IMG_0393



Black Redstart Hereford 17 12 08 IMG_9162

Black Redstart Hereford 17 12 08 IMG_9162



Black Redstart Hereford 17 12 08 IMG_9334

Black Redstart Hereford 17 12 08 IMG_9334



Black Redstart Hereford 17 12 08 IMG_9171

Black Redstart Hereford 17 12 08 IMG_9171



Black Redstart female Pole Cott 4 11 07 IMG_1235

Black Redstart female Pole Cott 4 11 07  IMG_1235



Black Redstart female Pole Cott 4 11 07 IMG_1233

Black Redstart female Pole Cott 4 11 07  IMG_1233



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