Turdus iliacus

Common winter visitor and passage migrant.

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Counts of 50+. Early and late dates including unusual numbers at atypical times of year. Summering records.

Most Recent Records recorded via website

Name Date SiteName Observer Num Notes
Redwing 16 Jan 2019 Hanningfield Reservoir David Hale 12 Meadow, opposite Coarse Fishery with M Thrush & Fieldfare. Viewed from Lyster hide, possibly more present.
Redwing 14 Jan 2019 Wat Tyler CP, Pitsea David Hale 1
Redwing 12 Jan 2019 Naze, The Brian Combes 2
Redwing 12 Jan 2019 Thorndon CP (South) Andrew Cox 24 At least.
Redwing 12 Jan 2019 TL6907 Winifred Simmonds 11 never seen species before in this tree in Chelmsford garden
Redwing 11 Jan 2019 Stow Marsh Alan Shearring 5
Redwing 06 Jan 2019 Bradwell Bird Observatory (BBO) John Sutherby 4 Including a much darker bird showing characteristics of Icelandic Redwing (T.i. coburni). Dark brown upperparts and creamy yellow supercillium. The most noteable feature was heavy streaking to the underparts, so much so that breast and upper flanks were almost uniformly black.
Redwing 06 Jan 2019 Hanningfield Reservoir David Hale 30 Plus, Grazing meadow.
Redwing 06 Jan 2019 Thorndon CP (North) Pete Smith 30 At least
Redwing 05 Jan 2019 Great Baddow, Chelmsford David Pallash 1
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