Get the angle right and it really glows.
After fishing time to hang the wings out.
A Carrion Crow in full-cry, literally!
A jaunty Wren.
Goldfinches have pointed bills that enable them to extract seeds from teasel heads, as here.
Head-on Goldfinches show a surprisingly dark mask.
Why does it not hurt its feet standing on a teasel? (note the rain streaks).
Even the back is well-streaked. And upon reflection there is no white on the side of the tail.
Hard to see the red ‘poll’ from some angles”