FLASHING LONG AND Constantly Quivering up-and-down Red-Orange Tails.
WITH A Black bill wings and legs. Along with a bright red-orange chest and rump.
Very Handsome Summer Male – With blue-grey upper-parts, striking black face throat. White forehead eyebrows and under-parts.
Redstarts ‘bob’ in a very robin-like manner.
‘The eye-catching red tail separates the Redstart from all other small birds.’
Delightfully Gaudy, Gorgeous Little Redstarts Especially When Attracting Their Partner To A Potential Nest Site.
“Performing a display crouching down his wings raised with tail fanned out to show their bright red colour and under-wing.”
Also carrying out various displays usually perching in or near the nest – displaying either his pure white forehead or his vivid red tail.
‘SINGING MERRILY AWAY – AND ALL AT THE SAME TIME’ – Wonderful Redstarts. With a Shyly Squeaky Warbling Call, “WHICH IS A REPETITIVE SOFTLY WHISTLED PUNTUATED JOY.”
Doug Coupland – “Songbirds Are A Miracle – Because They Prove To Us There Is, A FINER Simpler State Of ‘BEING’ Which We May Strive To Attain.”
Help Red & Black Redstarts: Plants – Insects larvae autumn berries open-fronted nest boxes.
Suffered during 1960s droughts. – Europe “Unfavourable ‘Declining’ Status…” Redstart – Extinct – WHEN – ? RSPB…!
Amber (?) IF ‘YOU’ BELIEVE IT! – WE DONT – 2011 Present Day Numbers Are – ‘Unknown?’
To find their way along a compass bearing direction.
Being able to detect earths magnetic field?
Somehow experiencing different sensation when facing north or south.
“Even when the tiny Songbirds and Warblers reach their destination they rely only on memory of visual landmarks to guild them.”
‘Songbirds unrecognised abilities and complex aspects of migration.’
“Awe-inspiring mysterious – even to our human understanding.”
Mohandas Gandhi – “The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated.”
‘We have to appreciate them – Garden Songbirds and their behaviour ever more.’
Redstart – “Unfavourable Declining Status !” – Extinct ‘WHEN’ ? RSPB…? – “Miracle Songbirds Prove to US – Of A Finer Simpler State of Being – FOR US ‘ALL’ – TO ATTAIN”
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