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Fledgling

Observed: 1st August 2011 By: welshmackem
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Fledgling

It looks more like an adult male which has undergone its post-breeding moult, which it does before it migrates. The new feathers have buff fringes, which will eventually wear off to reveal the fresh plumage, next spring.

Ian
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