Stonechats  are one of my fav little birds.They perch atop the gorse spikes chattering away,the male of the species has the most beautiful chocolate coloured head.Very sociable little characters,and I swear my "locals " on the sand dunes really do pose for their photos.
 
Male Stonechat.
 
 
   Young Female Stonechat-A 1st year adult who has found a mate and is ready for her 1st breeding season.
 
 
 
 
Female Stonechat  with food for her chicks
 
 
Juv Male Stonechat
 
 
Juv Female Stonechat.
 
 
 
Female Stonechat-collecting nesting material.
 
 
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