Enjoying a feast of niger seed in a feeder at the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust's reserve at Blashford Lakes are two (possibly three) beautiful Redpoll. Above them and with its' back to the camera is a brightly coloured Siskin (Carduelis spinus).
Not having seen Redpolls before I'm a bit confused by some of the online identification. The Wikipedia pictures, for example, seem to show almost identical pictures for different subspecies (here) and (here) but I'm guessing these are the Common Redpoll (Carduelis flammea) rather than the red listed Lesser Redpoll (Carduelis cabaret)
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