Hyperbolic journalism aside, this is one smart bird. It took an hour to locate, and was very fidgety, but patience, careful positioning and a muddy tummy enabled me to take some pleasing images.


22 Jan 2017  On black or red?

On Saturday morning I was granted a half-day pass for good behaviour. I 'spent' it largely with Sheringham's confiding male Black Redstart. A bird so rare, says the Eastern Daily Press, that is has drawn birdwatchers from all over the country to see it... 



James Lowen