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Migrant Redwing resting on the back deck of a survey vessel
Migrant Redwing resting onboard in the souther Norwegian Sector, early November 2015

Recently fledged Redwing of the Icelandic race, Iceland, May 2022
Young bird of the Icelandic race coburni, Icleand, May 2022

Coburni Redwing, Hellnar, Iceland, May 2022

Above and below: coburni Redwing, Hellnar, Iceland, May 2022
Redwing are one of the commenest and most widespread of the relatively few passerine species in Iceland

Coburni Redwing, Hellnar, Iceland, May 2022

Redwing killed by collision with vessel
The result of a migrant bird colliding with an offshore vessel, German Sector of the North Sea, November 2011
Picture taken with a compact superzoom camera

Redwing resting onboard a survey vessel
A Redwing rests onboard during the night, German Sector of the North Sea, November 2011
This picture was taken with a DSLR and a 400mm lens at ISO6400 and 1/125s shutter speed - hand held.

Nocturnal Redwing photograph
Same bird as above using fully automatic mode and the camera's built in flash
For more about nocturnal photography see this link

Migrant Redwing rests onboard a ship
Another nocturnal shot - high ISO value and underexposing

Migrant Redwing rests onboard a ship
Redwing resting onboard an offshore vessel, November  2011
Redwings are part of the diet of migrating Long-eared owls  onboard offshore vessels and installations

Redwing at Herdlevær, March 2018
Redwing at Herdlevær, March 2018

Redwing, Hjelme, January 2018
Above and below: Redwing, Hjelme, January 2018
This bird may have been a survivor of a cold snap that froze the ground and made other food unavailable. One area under an overhang and frequented by sheep helped a few birds get through a period where many perished....
Redwing, Hjelme, January 2018

Redwing coughing up pelllet
Redwing coughing up pellet in between bouts of singing, Skogsøy, May 2008
It is not just owls that regurgitate the indigestible bits of the things they have eaten!

Skogsøy, 28 June 2006 (digiscoped)

Solberg, Øygarden, 13 June 2006 (digiscoped)

Typical autumn sight - Redwing eating rowan (mountain ash) berries
A typical autumn sight - Redwing feasting on Rowan berries.
Tjeldstø, Øygarden, 21 September 2011 (DSLR and telephoto lens)

Holly berries provide food for an overwintering Redwing
Holly berries save a midwinter Redwing, Tjeldstø, Øygarden, January 2010

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