A Flora and Fauna of Symi

A personal guide to the wildlife of Symi and beyond

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Black Redstart

It's just started raining here on Symi and this black redstart is doing a bit of grooming. At this time of year they come back into the village and this male is showing its plumage at its best. The word "start" is old english for tail and this bird shows its red tail beautifully.

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