Red poll

redpoll crex

Friends, this tiny redpoll is peeking around at me and is showing off her stripey sides and wings.  These redpolls are very common in our winter season especially near the bird feeders, they love sunflower seeds. In the spring they fly north again.  The tiny red patch on top of the head gives the name red poll, this is a common redpoll, but there is also a hoary red poll without the striping on the sides and a frosty appearance overall.I don’t have any images of the hoary—-yet.  til Tomorrow MJ

About mjspringett

Nature Photographer, searching for questions and answers

Posted on February 6, 2013, in Birds, Crex Meadows, Nature, photography and tagged , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. they are so cute, I wish we had them here..

Please Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: