Black Redstarts, Preston Town Cente - 27th July 2011

For the second year running (as far as I know) a pair of Black Redstarts have successfully bred in Preston town centre. I was unable to locate them last year on several visits but an hour spent there tonight brought signs of a juvenile and though I didn't see the adults the male could be heard calling and both were seen later in the evening along with a second juvenile. Thanks goes out to Zac Hinchcliffe for putting out the information that they were back, check his blog for photos of the adult birds.

2 comments:

Stu said...

It's great a bird like this is breeding in Preston City Centre...........

Carolyn Curr said...

Hi, we have these gorgeous little birds nesting in our porch every year - though we are in the south of France. I love their bobbing habit, Carolyn (chezmaisonbleue.co.uk)