Whitethroat in early morning sunlight

Whitethroat in early morning sunlight

Observation - Whitethroat in early morning sunlight - UK and Ireland. Description: Apologies for the poor photos, it didn't stay long in the low early morning sun. Possibly a young bird? Not sure if it's a trick of the light or my imagination, but is there a slight 'remnant' of a gape at base of bill? Regularly seen throughout summer on

Apologies for the poor photos, it didn't stay long in the low early morning sun. Possibly a young bird? Not sure if it's a trick of the light or my imagination, but is there a slight 'remnant' of a gape at base of bill? Regularly seen throughout summer on this patch.