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Bearded Reedling in Espoo

I went out to look for bearded reedlings at the coastline of Espoo and  was lucky to find these peculiar birds. They are wetland specialist, breeding colonially in large reedbeds by lakes, seasides or swamps. It eats reed aphids in summer, and reed seeds in winter, its digestive system actually changing to cope with the very different seasonal diets.

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Canon 1DIIN, 500/4 at5.0

One response

  1. Beautiful photo, and interesting bird. I had no idea that a digestive system can change.

    December 27, 2013 at 6:50 pm

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