A summer visitor seen April to September
that is found largely in the west of the country with the valleys of
Wales being a stronghold and winters in West Africa. Found mainly in
mature woodland. Its diet consists of insects and caterpillers and will
supplement its diet with fruits and seeds on migration. The male is
black and white (below) with the females being much more brown. Juveniles
are similar to female with more speckling below.Slightly smaller than
a sparrow. Length 13cms.