The male Yellow Wagtail has bright yellow underparts and face in summer, with olive green upperparts and black/brown wings.
Female Yellow Wagtails are duller with much browner backs and... More
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|Common Name||Scientific Name||Description|
The Dunnock, as it is commonly known looks, at first glance, rather like a dull sparrow but on... more
|Audouin's Gull||Ichthyaetus audouinii||
A large gull restricted to the Mediterranean and the western coast of Saharan Africa. The adult... more
|Carrion Crow||Corvus corone||
Very similar in appearance to rooks, but carrion crows have smoother plumage which has a green... more
In winter plumage their grey and white plumage distinguishes them from the same size but longer-... more
|Mistle Thrush||Turdus viscivorus||
The Mistle Thrush is the largest of Britain's thrushes, the direct flight of the mistle thrush... more