Black redstart: This beautifully marked robin sized bird is a rare passage migrant in the Uk with a very small breeding population it seems to prefer industrial landscapes and coastal areas. This smart little male overwintered on the coast near Weston super mare in Somerset, Uk.
Typically found in industrial areas where it feeds on insects.
Male black redstart close up .
Profile: striking plumage highlighted in the winter sunlight.
Perche don coastal boulders where he was hunting for insects in the warm sunshine.
All dressed up and no place to go
Any vantage point will do