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Basking in the sun

Observed: 5th June 2010 By: crittercritter’s reputation in Birdscritter’s reputation in Birdscritter’s reputation in Birds
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Sex?

An interesting bird, displaying features of male and female plumage. Some old females attain male-type heads...I wonder if this is one of those or just an aberrant male?

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I suppose there may be some

I suppose there may be some regional colour differences, the male is out of focus behind the subject.

Thanks for the reply

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Plumage

No regional colour differences, no. I have not seen one this extreme, with black cheeks and brown crown, and white throat. Interesting...thanks for posting the picture.

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