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ID help.I think it's a Willow Warbler, but not sure?

 
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gosh2008



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PostPosted: Fri Apr 17, 2009 9:15 am    Post subject: ID help.I think it's a Willow Warbler, but not sure? Reply with quote

Hello all just back from France some great spots i will list them next week.

not to sure about this one, I think it's a
Willow Warber?
Willow Warber?
Poster: gosh2008, viewed 385 Time(s)
, but not completely sure as there are a few Warblers that look very similar.


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George
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BIRDMATE



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PostPosted: Fri Apr 17, 2009 10:06 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

looks like a willow warbler to me good spot. Willow warblers are small birds with grey-green backs and pale under parts. They have a yellow tinged chest and throat and pale supercillium (the stripe above the eye). They are separated from the very similar chiffchaff by their song.
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gosh2008



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PostPosted: Sat Apr 18, 2009 12:46 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Latest trip to France Spot list now posted on Birding Outings
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 23, 2009 8:09 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Probably a Willow Warbler - they [i]usually[/i] have pale legs. Best ID guide is the song - if it goes 'chiff-chiff-chaff-chiff' - it's a..................you've guessed by now of course.

Nice picture
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