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Monday, December 11, 2017

MALE COMMON REDPOLL, MT. COOK NATIONAL PARK, CANTERBURY REGION, SOUTH ISLAND, NEW ZEALAND

   We can ID this bird as a male Redpoll by its brownish upperparts,  two pale wing bars, breast suffused with red, dark face and chin and white underparts with streaked flanks.
   The Common Redpoll is a new species to our Photographic Life List, which now stands at 755.