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Discussion in 'Wildlife Chat' started by wind1, Aug 11, 2019.


  1. wind1

    wind1 PetForums VIP

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    Can anyone tell me what bird this is please? It was picking the caterpillars off the bush this morning. I have googled and it looks like it could be a Whitethroat but I'm not sure.

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  2. MilleD

    MilleD PetForums VIP

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    How big was it? This is a female Black Redstart. Maybe? Can't tell the colour of the tail on yours.

    Hang on, my pics aren't working...

    Here's a link instead

    http://www.birdfieldguide.co.uk/Black_Redstart.html

    Edit (again) doesn't have the white chin though. Hmm.
     
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    MilleD PetForums VIP

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    Me again :D

    My Google lens feature on my camera tells me it might be a Lesser Whitethroat.

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    Lurcherlad PetForums VIP

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    Looks like it could be a juvenile.

    Or some kind of Warbler?

    I get a tiny garden Warbler in my garden which has similar colouring.
     
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    MilleD PetForums VIP

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    The Garden Warbler looks similar definitely.
     
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    It was sparrow size. It does look like it could be a garden warbler, thank you.
     
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  7. Siskin

    Siskin Look into my eyes....

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    Definitely a Whitethroat, possibly the lesser variety which are not often seen. Could be a juvenile common whitethroat though.
     
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