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Some feathered friends

Some feathered friends


Postby JFT_96 » Sat Jul 31, 2021 8:05 pm

Here are some photos of birds I have seen on my wanders in the last week. I can identify the 3 easy ones but could someone help with identifying the other 3 please.

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Mallard Ducklings


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Wren


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Grey Heron


What are these ones please

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Re: Some feathered friends

Postby Mal Grey » Sat Jul 31, 2021 8:09 pm

Lovely.

I'm wondering if your second mystery bird is a juvenile Stonechat?

The last looks a bit Ospreyish to me, at a very quick glance.
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Re: Some feathered friends

Postby Alteknacker » Sat Jul 31, 2021 10:44 pm

Mal Grey wrote:Lovely.

I'm wondering if your second mystery bird is a juvenile Stonechat?

The last looks a bit Ospreyish to me, at a very quick glance.


That was exactly my best guess also. Female Wheatear before..??
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Re: Some feathered friends

Postby JFT_96 » Sun Aug 01, 2021 7:31 pm

Thanks guys. I had a sneaky suspicion that the last one was an Osprey but just wasn't sure
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Re: Some feathered friends

Postby tigerburnie » Mon Aug 02, 2021 12:52 pm

Yep looks like 2 Wheatears and an Osprey, nice shots
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Re: Some feathered friends

Postby David-Main » Wed Aug 04, 2021 9:48 am

Female Wheatear
Juvenile Stonechat
Osprey
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