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Can someone identify this bird

Observed: 14th June 2012 By: azura
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - current student
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Description:
Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Reed Warbler (Acrocephalus scirpaceus) interacts

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That's what I felt it was,

That's what I felt it was, but my RSPB collegue claimed it was a whitethroat, which put me in doubt.

becky

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Tail

If nothing else, look at the tail shape. Whitethroat has a square-ended tail, whereas this bird shows the rounded tail of Reed Warbler, with long undertail coverts.

Ian
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Thank you :))))

Thank you :))))

becky