Thursday, November 3, 2011

Redwings over Drimnagh

10pm, just arrived back from my NCT test (it was a late one) and as I was banging the hub caps back onto my car wheels, I heard Redwings flying above my head in the night sky - first time I've ever heard their night migration flight call.
Very cool sound.


If you're out at night and hear some birds making a very high pitched noise above your head, its more than likely Redwings as they make their migration from Scandinavia or Iceland into Ireland for the winter.


Photos and sound of Redwings here http://www.rspb.org.uk/wildlife/birdguide/name/r/redwing/index.aspx

flight call should be here  http://www.garden-birds.co.uk/birds/sounds/redwing.mp3