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Thursday, September 01, 2011

Wheatear (I Now Learn), St Ninian's Isle, Shetland


sean lysaght said...

Wheatear (female)

puthwuth said...

Yes, I suspected as much (honestly!). I feel I'm not as strong as I should be on my passerines. Also spotted, but sadly not snappped: the unique Shetland wren.

sean lysaght said...

There's also an appropriate bit of Germanic etymology here: wheatear means white arse.