Caspian Gull 1 Ad PaghamGreat Grey Shrike Lewes
Sunday, 23 January 2000
Saturday, 1 January 2000
rather poorly marked eye-ring / yellowish legs and toes
contrastingly dark-centred alula / rump concolorous with mantle / pale tips to longest primaries just visible?? / sullied not clean underparts
dark-centred tertials with pale fringes / primary projection appears very long / rump concolorous with mantle / legs and toes yellowish / plumage appears warm
bill appears very long / legs appearing darker contrasting with yellower toes / indistinct eye-ring and supercilium
primary projection appears very long and sickle-shaped / pale hindclaws? / gingery rear / warm flanks /legs greenish-yellow / hindtoes appear strong and yellow / no obvious pale tips to its primaries
indistinct eye-ring and supercilium / dark centred tertial with narrow pale fringe / rump marginally warmer than mantle / bill now appears sorter /wings not really darker than upperparts
Marsh Warbler at Quendale October 2005 (Jim Nicholson)
MSC's caption '
strong-looking pale tarsi and claws, contrasting tertial pattern
and pale-tipped primaries. Quite clean yellowish-buff tinged
underparts, including under-tail coverts'
Posted by Hegura at 13:32