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LESSER REDPOLL

The Lesser Redpoll is the smallest, brownest and most streaked of the Redpolls with 3 species being found in the UK, Common, Lesser and Arctic.  The Lesser Redpoll is the one usually seen in the UK with the Common Redpoll being a rare winter visitor and the Arctic Redpoll even more so.  The back of the Lesser Redpoll is brown, the belly mostly white with brown streaks and a reddish upper breast.  The Lesser Redpoll has a red cap which is not present on the juveniles.  There are currently 25,000 pairs that visit during the winter.

Length: 11-14.5cm (4¼-5¾in)

Wingspan: 20-25cm (8-10in)

Weight: 10-14g (¼-½oz)

Average Life: 2-3 years

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