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pipit-identification-perhaps

Post by virtualheb » 20 Jun 2012, 16:35

HI all

I still arent very good at this, hope you learned ones dont mind my still asking - but is this young bird a rock pipit? I was out taking a quik few momemts walk on the moor behind house - and this little bird - just stood by on the old rusty gate on the croft - I think maybe parents or some with chicks were about - as I could hear, but not see them

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rock pipit - maybe

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Re: pipit-identification-perhaps

Post by Stuart Taylor » 20 Jun 2012, 17:00

Hi,
I could be wrong on this, but the white around the base of the tail is pointing me to guess at Wheatear, probably quite common on the moors.

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Re: pipit-identification-perhaps

Post by YvonneB » 20 Jun 2012, 21:11

Hi, yes i agree, it's a juvenile Wheatear

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Re: pipit-identification-perhaps

Post by virtualheb » 21 Jun 2012, 07:34

Many thanks

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