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Reed bunting male

Observed: 7th April 2013 By: ianbarnettianbarnett’s reputation in Birdsianbarnett’s reputation in Birdsianbarnett’s reputation in Birdsianbarnett’s reputation in Birds
reed bunting male
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Male

This is a male approaching breeding plumage. The feathers on top of the head still need to wear away the brown tips and then it will be closer to full spring plumage. It is showing a rather odd plumage, though, with signs of a white throat, for example.

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oops. Fell for that. Just

oops. Fell for that. Just that other males were fully black headed in the same vicinity!

Ian

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Was there a reason for entering the ID again?

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