When out on Saturday I noticed a bird with black and white colouring and a very distinctive flight. I haven't seen anything like this before but I was wondering if it was a Pied Flycatcher. The colouring seemed to match but I can't find any description of the flight of a Pied Flycatcher anywhere in the books I have. The flight was like a very exaggerated bobbing almost like an old fashioned roller coaster when I saw it but it may just have been after flies on the wing. Apologies that this is vague but I didn't have anything to take a picture with or record the flight.
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In reply to Paul A:
In reply to Robbo:
Ok. Seeing pied flycathers in open fields are extremely unlikely esp at this time of year when they'll be breeding. Catching flies in the open is also not what they do. They'll be in (primarily) oak woodland (primarily) in the West of the UK, and spending much of their time at the moment fetching caterpillars off of foliage in large, mature trees. I still think it's GSW. Seeing them daily here and as we have fields one garden away, they're often undulating across the fields from nearby oak trees.
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