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Old Monday 20th November 2017, 06:49   #1
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Black-throated or Red-throated Diver? - Romania

Pics (sorry for the quality) taken by a friend, yesterday in Bucharest.
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Black-throated for me.
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Black-throated for me.
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For me Red-throated, 1cy. Black-throated would show white above water at vent, dark and white at neck would be separated by a sharp border and the bill is too weak and has the typical shape of Red-throated.
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One more pic showing somehow better the white spots pattern on the back.
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For me Red-throated, 1cy. Black-throated would show white above water at vent, dark and white at neck would be separated by a sharp border and the bill is too weak and has the typical shape of Red-throated.
Nice analysis Roland, many thanks!

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