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Related to whinchat: Tree Pipit, stonechat, Eurasian Blackbird
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Synonyms for whinchat

brown-and-buff European songbird of grassy meadows

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LINDISFARNE, Northumberland: Sand martins, some of which stay to breed, are followed by wheatears and whinchats, chiffchaff and willow warbler.
A beech tree brought down by yesterday's high winds in Whinchat Grove, Kidderminster, which damaged three cars and a garage JP110107Tree-5 Picture, JEREMY PARDOE' Drivers try to brave a flooded road at Hill Wootton, near Leamington, after the Lem burst its banks
The various habitats are also important for birds, including: woodlarks, Bewick s swan, black woodpeckers, little grebe, black-necked grebe, whinchat, common stonechat, shovelers, wheatears and teal.
Ben had put his bike down near goalposts while with friends at grassland off Whinchat Tail in Guisborough on Sunday, June 9.
Central place foraging in the Whinchat, Saxicola rubetra.
Other visitors to Conwy this week included wood sandpiper, common scoter, whinchat and yellow wagtails.
There are charming and sometimes astonishing close-ups of sparrow, snipe, little owl and whinchat, along with a hurtling fox.
Experts will be on hand to explain more about the bird, while keeping watch for other wildlife, such as peregrine falcon, whinchat, buzzard, kestrel and raven.
n Kay McCaig, 10 Whinchat Drive, Birchwood, Warrington, Cheshire, WA3 6PB.
Another Little Gull was at RSPB Conwy on Monday, where Knot, Scaup and Whinchat were seen at the weekend.
These species included the cuckoo, starling, willow tit, lapwing, whinchat and wood warbler.
The wetland habitat types are essential for three especially valuable EU species: - The violet copper (Lycaena helle), a small butterfly, found in Luxemburg only in the wetlands of Eisleck, the populations being rather small and existing only in isolated locations; - The whinchat (Saxicola rubetra), a migrating bird of the family of the Muscicapidae; and - The red-backed shrike (Lanius collurio) a carnivorous passerine, or perching, bird species of the shrike family Laniidae.
Our route runs ahead into Whinchat Tail and beyond Peregrine Court on our right we continue down the slope to Middlesbrough Road.
They have been organised by the RSPB and Forestry Commission, and as well as hen harriers people can spot peregrine falcon, whinchat, buzzard, kestrel and raven.
Mr Carl Drysdale, of Whinchat Grove, Kidderminster, was injured when his Austin Montego was in collision with a Ford Sierra in Fox Lane, Bromsgrove, at 6pm on Wednesday.