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Reed Bunting, Female

Observed: 11th April 2013 By: Simon WalkerSimon Walker’s reputation in BirdsSimon Walker’s reputation in BirdsSimon Walker’s reputation in BirdsSimon Walker’s reputation in BirdsSimon Walker’s reputation in Birds
Reed Bunting, female, Amwell, 2013-04-11 016
Reed Bunting, female, Amwell, 2013-04-11 017
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What a pretty little bird!

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Unusual

You do occasionally get females showing elements of male-like plumage on the head, so I think you are right with female. The wholly dark cheek is quite striking and certainly makes for a less-dowdy-than-usual female!

Ian
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