Forum > Identifying Birds > Identify Finch Size Bird Seen In Cheltenham

Webmaster Posted 20-Dec-2016 12:59
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On behalf of David who sent in an email:-

Good Morning, unable to identify this bird , seen Sunday 18th - Cheltenham

Size of a finch, on the ground at first sight, eating seeds, spotted ring on right leg.

Attached pictures sent through picasa as picture shot through a blind.

Can anyone help?

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Hnadicap15 Posted 20-Dec-2016 17:47
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The nearest I can suggest is a Tree Pipit.
Shape of beak and pinkish legs /feet are a match though the upper chest and throat markings are a bit dark.

Mike

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Webmaster Posted 20-Dec-2016 20:22
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Update - additional description:-

black tail and white feather flashes on the side of the tail

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