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Wandering the country roads above Blairgowrie, I wondered what the blob was on top of a dead tree. Turned out to be a Common Starling, a juvenile changing into his winter spots.

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Habitat
Open moorland
Location
Drimmie, Blairgowrie, Perthshire, Scotland
Date taken
27 August, 2023
Scientific name
Sternus vulgaris
Equipment used
Nikon Coolpix P900
Shutter speed, aperture & ISO
Birdwatching mode
Supporter
Looks like the changes are not coming fast enough for this youngster. It has to keep checking its plumage to see if anymore adult plumage has come in (lol). Terrific D! TFS!
 

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Category
Britain & Europe
Added by
delia todd
Date added
View count
174
Comment count
6

Image metadata

Device
NIKON COOLPIX P900
Aperture
ƒ/6.3
Focal length
321.0 mm
Exposure time
1/500 second(s)
ISO
160
Flash
Off, did not fire
Filename
BF Common Starling 27 August 2023 Satirdau Fim.jpg
File size
1.9 MB
Date taken
Sun, 27 August 2023 12:10 PM
Dimensions
5000px x 3797px

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