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stonechat

an Old World songbird, Saxicola torquata, having a black plumage with a reddish-brown breast: subfamily Turdinae (thrushes)
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The males have a black head and an orange breast, and are very similar to the European stonechat, which breeds in Cleveland.
The songbirds with most declining numbers are - 1 Linnet (below) 2 Lesser redpoll 3 Song thrush 4 Starling 5 Skylark 6 Yellowhammer 7 House sparrow 8 Tree pipit 9 Stonechat 10 Wren 11 Mistle thrush 12 Swallow
The stonechat here and on the front cover, was photographed by Craig McCann at the Wildlife Trust's Coatham Marsh nature reserve near Redcar.
Some of the indicator species include: crane (Grus grus), curlew (Numenius arquata), green sandpiper (Tringa ochropus), teal (Anas crecca), nightjar (Caprimulgus europaeus), hobby (Falco subbuteo), corncrake (Crex crex), lapwing (Vanellus vanellus), red-backed shrike (Lanius collurio), whinchat (Saxicola rubetra), stonechat (Saxicola rubicola), moor frog (Rana arvalis) or cranberry blue Butterfly (Vacciniina optilete).
Pontbren is home to many wild birds including 12 species of conservation importance - hen harrier, skylark, linnet, barn owl, lapwing, curlew, red kite, snipe, kingfisher, cuckoo, stonechat and woodcock.
The homes visited were in Bardsey Place, Stonechat Place, Ringwood Green, Lutterworth Road, Kestrel Place, Widnes Place, Wheatfield Grove, Rushall Place, The Byeways, Rowanberry Road, Lythe Way, Maybury Villas, Camsey Close and Bishop Rock Drive.
Nine species, such as the ringed plover, peregrine falcon, kittiwake and stonechat, have moved to a lower list The report also states that the protection of red kites' nests has been so successful in Wales that they now qualify for the green list, but the Welsh population is now internationally important so that it qualifies as amber.
John Taylor, 30, of Stonechat Place, Longbenton, admitted possessing class B drugs with intent to supply and was given 240 hours community service.
We have dabchicks - little grebes - on the lakes; dippers on the streams in Pont Felin Gat; and linnet, stonechat and woodpeckers in the woodland.
The 32-year-old, from Stonechat Mount, Stella, Blaydon, Gateshead, was able to run the racket for about 18 months without raising suspicion.
Bardsey hosted a Siberian Stonechat, Lapland Buntings and Wryneck, while more Laps were on the Great Orme.
The 19-year-old, of Stonechat Place, Longbenton, appeared via videolink and pleaded guilty to the new charges.