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  1. dantheman

    Oceanodroma monorhys at Portugal

    Thanks, that was the article I was thinking of.
  2. dantheman

    Oceanodroma monorhys at Portugal

    Disagree slightly - runt Manxies essentially completely unproven I think?, not sure the same can be said for darker rumped Leaches, but yes agree Swinhoe's are out there. Caution and all that, but if I'd seen it I wouldn't want people invoking 'possible other scenarios' it is fair to say. Nice...
  3. dantheman

    Oceanodroma monorhys at Portugal

    There was a post/image of skins I think I recall ones showing some Leach's with reduced white in the rump - not sure if all black or not, but a range of restriction at any rate. Not sure if it could be accepted on these photos, but different flight style etc was noted above.
  4. dantheman

    Oceanodroma monorhys at Portugal

    Not sure how vanishingly rare, but Swinhoe's are rare too ...
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