Birdie?

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  1. Munchie

    Munchie Funster Life Member

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    We think it is a Chiff Chaff?
     

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    Or a Willow Warbler. Very difficult to tell apart - have you heard it sing? If so, what sort of sound?
     
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    it was singing focups put the kettle on and saying look no knickers
     
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    Munchie Funster Life Member

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    Haven't heard it sing as yet. It is VERY busy in the hedgerow next to our van. That is the only pic I have cos the inconsiderate sod won't keep still. :cry:
     
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    Could be a Chif-Chaf... but a scruffy one at that..

    This is the singing/noise they make.. = [ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WSsdCE06BRk&feature=related[/ame]
     
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    Chiff Chaff

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    Willow Warbler

    Might give you some pointers if you get a good look at it :RollEyes:
     
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    it could even be a scraggy......." Lesser Whitethroat"....:Eeek:
     
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    In general, chiffchaffs have black legs while willow warblers have pink legs. HTH :Smile:
     
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    It`s a sparrer:Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1:
     
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    Bill looks to stout for Willow/Chiff body plumage colour also a bit wrong but this could be camera angle/ lighting, I'd go for immature Common Whitethroat :RollEyes:
     
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    Difficult to be certain..............it's most likely an adult chiffchaff in moult
     
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