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May 12, 2012 9:15 PM

bird id please

could someone id this bird for me,looking in field guides i thought maybe a lesser whitethroat or garden warbler, or is it something completely different.

 

thanks jonty.

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    May 14, 2012 5:36 PM (in response to jonty)
    Re: bird id please
    It doesn't look right for lesser whitethroat. I suspect it's a garden warbler, particularly if it was singing because it's not right for a male whitethroat.
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      May 14, 2012 7:30 PM (in response to jaguarondi)
      Re: bird id please

      Hello,

      I agree, it's a Garden Warbler Sylvia borin. Both whitethroats have more contrast in plumage, this is dull grey with paler grey below. You could confuse this maybe with an Olivaceous Warbler Hippolais pallida, but that has less rounded head and long, dagger bill.

      Thanks for sharing!

      Florin

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