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Unknown chick

Observed: 21st July 2011 By: Malcolm FraserMalcolm Fraser’s reputation in Birds
unknown chick
Description:

Brown, white and grey chick spotted in amongst the gorse.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Blackcap (Sylvia atricapilla) interacts

Comments

ophrys's picture

Blackcap?

I cannot see that this is a Blackcap. The beak looks too heavy, the cheeks are certainly too pale compared to the underparts and the area around the eye is too dark and well defined.

Tree Sparrow fits better, for me.

Ian
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