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Juvenile Black Guillemot?

Observed: 18th April 2011 By: Naomi and MichaelNaomi and Michael’s reputation in BirdsNaomi and Michael’s reputation in BirdsNaomi and Michael’s reputation in Birds
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Terrible photos, sorry - it was a long way offshore.

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Tystie

Not a juvenile, but a bird born last year. Seems late still to be in that plumage...but not a species I know well at all, so it may not be unusual?

Ian
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Thanks - you're right. I'm

Thanks - you're right. I'm still getting the hang of such terms!

I've seen a Black Guillemot in its summer plumage on the 26th of March already, and again today, but I don't have the knowledge so far to put all this into context.