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Old Thursday 17th May 2007, 11:13   #1
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Wheatear ID _ Bahrain

I was out with Howard King this morning and we spotted this wheatear. Looking in our field guides we could not come up with a definitive ID any help will be appreciated.
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Old Thursday 17th May 2007, 17:10   #2
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Hi Looks like a Northern Wheatear to me
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Old Thursday 17th May 2007, 17:44   #3
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Northern Wheatear

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Hi Looks like a Northern Wheatear to me
you are dead right Dave - In the field I would not commit but after checking a few books I did tell him honest -
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Looks like a Northern Wheatear to me as well. It would be nice to see the mantle just to be 100% sure. Also looks to have interestingly rusty toned undertail coverts, but as nothing else matches Mourning Wheatear at all, it must be a touch of staining.
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