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Whinchat

Observed: 30th March 2012 By: PhilB2001PhilB2001’s reputation in BirdsPhilB2001’s reputation in Birds
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Description:

Black cap like stonechat but mustache more like whinchat.
No russet front. No eye stripe.

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Whinchat

One of the main features for Whinchat is that in all plumages it has a broad, pale supercilium (the stripe above the eye). This bird's lack of that immediately suggests it is something different...in this case, Reed Bunting.

Ian
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