Tuesday, November 30, 2010


Bumped into a Snow Bunting this morning near Hinkley Point.

From what I have learned so far, as well as the not very extensive white in the greater coverts this bird can be sexed as a female by the all dark primary coverts. Have also been reading up onraces recently, the overall colour with particular attention to the mantle looks to quite straightforwardly fit nominate nivalis