Markus Varesvuo - Redstart feeding its young


Around the end of June, beginning of July is a busy time for Redstarts as they feed their hungry offspring. The young need a lot of insects to feed on in order to grow big fast enough in the short and relatively cold northern summer – soon it’s time to leave the nest, and embark on the autumn migration.

Location: Vaala, Finland

Tags: feeding, leppälintu, phoenicurus phoenicurus, redstart

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  1. Paul Sorrell said:

    03/04/2016 00:16

    Beautiful composition and colours, Markus. This is inspiring!