Alert Status: Red
Identifying Features: UK's smallest true thrush. Has a creamy strip above the eye and orange-red flank patches.
Average Length: 21 cm
Average Lifespan: 2 years
Average Wingspan: 33 - 35 cm
Beak type: Insects
Natural: Insects, worms, snails and slugs, fruits and berries.
How to feed: Plants bearing berries, such as Hawthorn, may attract Redwings in to the garden.
What to feed: Soft fruit may attract them, especially fallen apples.
Nesting: They nest in trees, bushes, tree stumps, and banks. The cup nest is made of twigs, grass, moss and lichen, and lined with mud and grass.
Where to see: Redwings like hedges and orchards as well as open fields. They will also come to parks and gardens. Often seen with flocks of fieldfares.