Wild Bird Identification

British Wild Birds

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Redwing Bird


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Redwing length: 21cm

Redwing Call

What does the Redwing look like?

They have a brown body with a red flank, brown spotted underside and an eye stripe.

Where does the Redwing nest?

Nesting sites include Rhododendrons with Scottish breeding pairs.. The Redwing is a winter visitor and rarely breeds in Britain.

Redwing Food

The Redwing will eat snails, worms and insects. Particular favourite is hawthorn berry.

Bird location and density.

Visible across Britain. Visitor to the United Kingdom. Few breeding sites in northern Scotland.

Redwing Facts

Like other Thrushes the Redwing will turn it's head to the ground to listen for insects, snails and worms.

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