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Mealy Redpoll / Common Redpoll (Carduelis flammea)

The Mealy Redpoll (or Common Redpoll) is a fairly rare winter visitor to GB, especially the South. I was lucky enough to
spot a female mealy that was visiting West Sussex in March 2011 and a 1st winter male in January 2014 .
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Mealy Redpoll Mealy Redpoll photo Common Redpoll
Female Common Redpoll
mealy redpoll West Sussex common redpoll West Sussex young male common redpoll
1st winter male Common Redpoll (right) with Lesser Redpoll (left)