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Stonechat - Svartstrupe - Saxicola torquata
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Stonechat resting on the back deck of a survey vessel, Eastern Mediterranean, November 2009

Male Stonechat, Druridge Bay, Northumberland, March 2017

Stonechat, Druridge Bay, March 2017

Above and below: Male Stonechat at Druridge Bay, Northumberland, March 2017
This bird was singing and had a female in tow.....
DSLR with 400mm telephoto lens, hand held

Stonechat, Druridge Bay, March 2017

Female Stonechat
Female Stonechat, Black Sea, 08 March 2010

Male Stonechat
Male Stonechat, Øygarden, May 2008

Stonechat are a scarce migrant and even rarer breeder in Øygarden - this is one of the species that should benefit from milder winters.....


(Digiscoped) Female, Ross Back Sands, Northumberland, 19 July 2006


The two pictures above were taken using digiscoping techniques whereas the lower picture was taken using a digital SLR camera with a 400mm telephoto lens (hand held)

Male Stonechat
Male Stonechat, S'Albufera, Mallorca, August 2007, hand held DSLR and 400mm telephoto lens

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