are at Amlwch and South Stack, where the RSPB has closed its visitor centre due to a ceiling collapse after last week's storm.
Rebecca is the owner and founder of Redstart
OUR Cleveland coast hosted a large fall of small robin-like birds called black redstarts
DONCASTER 2.15pm Right Touch 2.45pm You're Fired (NAP) 3.20pm Jack Dexter 3.55pm Belardo 4.30pm Crucial Moment 5.05pm Amazing Red 5.40pm Hit List 6.10pm I Am Not Here KEMPTON 1.55pm Dusker 2.30pm Grey Mirage 3pm Yeeoow 3.35pm Zest 4.10pm Redstart
4.45pm Ennaadd 5.20pm Flashman NEWBURY 2pm Herewegoherewego 2.35pm Tour Des Champs 3.05pm Thomas Crapper 3.40pm Surtee Du Berlais 4.15pm Culture De Sivola 4.50pm Go Conquer 5.25pm Black Country Boy UTTOXETER 2.05pm Aston Cantlow 2.40pm Moreece 3.10pm Transient Bay 3.45pm Oscar Sunset 4.20pm Join The Navy 4.55pm Sean Airgead 5.30pm Calling Des Bins TOMORROW'S NAP: Intisaab (Doncaster 1.50pm).
Peregrine falcons and black redstarts
are among them, and both have been known to enjoy a city break in Birmingham.
Record-officers have not received a single sighting of the elusive black redstart
, a summer visitor that should have returned to its city breeding grounds by the end of last month.
THE ABER VALLEY, NEAR BANGOR *of home soil enclosed on all sides by the this is a good place to see woodland birds flycatcher, the redstart
and the wood warbler.
Redcurrants are similarly reliable and yield up to 20 lb a bush: Rovada, Red Lake and vigorous Redstart
are the pick of the bunch.
I was particularly interested to learn that urban renewal has had a deleterious effect on populations of the black redstart
. It seems that these birds actually prefer degraded brownfield sites.
When pursued by a redstart
, however, the insects are confused by the bird's pronounced, flashy tail.
Females of each race lay a distinctive egg type that tends to match the host's eggs, for instance, brown and spotted for meadow pipit hosts or plain blue for redstart
hosts, the report said.
This means a tiny sample of blood from a redstart
on its breeding ground can reveal where the bird spent the winter months: in lush mangrove forests or the dry scrub woodlands.
Because of his fierce red-orange hair, which he hated and threatened to dye, and did, on more than one occasion, leaving the half-look of his head strangely mottled, as if he had survived scarlet fever, which, in his embarrassment, he sometimes claimed he had, and because he spoke and acted with a certain insect abruptness yet showiness in spite of his childish size, more diminutive each year, and because Timothy is a grass, Tim the diminution, he's become an American Redstart
, demonstrative at the tiptop of branches, che-wee, che-wee, che-wee.
To our knowledge, these Redstart
data provide the only documentation of differential weight loss by habitat in wintering migrant landbirds.
| Other recent sightings on Anglesey include Long-tailed Duck and Great Northern Diver on the Inland Sea, and a Black Redstart
and Snow Bunting at RSPB South Stack.