Black redstart (female/juvenile)

Hello everyone,

I'm very new to this. 

I have, on and off for quite some time seen a bird that wasn't amongst the regulars to my garden. It would appear for a day or two, then i wouldn't see it for quite some time, then i would see it again. For the longest time i was having difficulty identifying the bird. 

After seeing it again today, i was able to identify it as a Black Redstart (female/juvenile). I also found out they are in the red conservation status. 

My questions are, do i need to report this sighting any where for records or stats? And if so, how do i go about doing it?

Any information would be a great help, thank you. 

M. Penny.

  • Hey,

    Thank you for responding. I appreciate it.
    I first saw the bird, roughly the start of the year, i think. Can't remember exactly I'm afraid.
    I live in south wales, about 10-15 minute drive from the beach/coast. I guess thats why I'm seeing the bird. Must be part of the migrant population.

    Thank you again Robbo.
  • Ah brilliant, thank you for the help and advice! Hopefully I'll be able to get a photo next time it comes round. Not been able to so far. Never a camera handy when you need one.
    Thank you again!