Reed Bunting Emberiza schoeniclus

Hillesden - July 2007

Photos copyright Tim Watts

This fledgling Reed Bunting has only recently left the nest.  It still has a large fledgling type bill and lacks some flight feathers and a tail.

Little Marlow Gravel Pit - March 2007

Photos copyright Julia Eyles

The Reed Bunting is not uncommon in suitable habitatAs it's name suggest it is a bird of wet habitats and this excellent photograph of a male in breeding plumage, was taken adjacent to the lake at Little Marlow.


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