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260507-24. © NRT, 2007
Wheatear (Oenanthe oenanthe), Gragareth, near Ingleton, Yorkshire Dales National Park, UK, 26 May, 2007

I'd occasionally wondered why an bird living on upland moors has an arable-sounding name, but it's a bowdlerised form of 'white arse' – nothing to do with ears of wheat.
The eye stripe identifies this one as a male.

This wall marks the county boundary; this side is in North Yorkshire, whilst the other side, and the summit of Gragareth, is in Lancashire.

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