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Old Sunday 21st January 2018, 16:23   #1
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Smile Black-throated Accentor or Brown Accentor or Siberian Acecentor?

Hi Everyone.

I took these photos in the mountains in north of Tehran in Iran in October. I think this bird is different with Radde's Accentor, because It has yellowish & rusty-buff eye-stripe and yellowish throat. It is clearly different with Radde's accentor. I am confusing that, which species of Accentor is my photos:

Siberian Accentor - Black-throated Accentor or Brown Accentor or Radde's Accentor?

Please Guide me.

I look forward to hearing your advice as soon as possible.

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Old Sunday 21st January 2018, 20:08   #2
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Looks like a Siberian Accentor to me

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Radde's Accentor Prunella ocularis.
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With such a yellow-buff supercilium??

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With such a yellow-buff supercilium??

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...and I'm sure there are signs of the buff ear-spot as well which indicate Siberian?
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Siberian or Radde's Accentor?

Dear nobbyball
What do you think about this bird? Is that Siberian or Radde's Accentor?
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With such a yellowish-buff supercilium??
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Dear nobbyball
What do you think about this bird? Is that Siberian or Radde's Accentor?
Personally I think Siberian. Im sure there are signs of the buff ear spot combined with yellow-buff eyestripe.

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