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  1. Essex Tern

    CRYPTIC plumage 2

    :t: I see now thx. Final one from original list = Indian Peafowl Indian = native American Pea is the veg Fowl is the disgusting element
  2. Essex Tern

    CRYPTIC plumage 2

    7. Red-flanked Bluetail Republican = red Democrat = blue Side = flank And tail just because it has to be :-O
  3. Essex Tern

    CRYPTIC plumage 2

    Hadn’t seen that before :t:, 4. had me stumped longest oddly :-O
  4. Essex Tern

    CRYPTIC plumage 2

    6. Wilson’s Snipe Wilson the volleyball from Cast Away Sniper less the r
  5. Essex Tern

    CRYPTIC plumage 2

    ....so just the 100x I didn’t really have workings for, but once I got magnify, it was sent by frigate, and knew it was a birdie, the rest of the clue seemed superfluous so didn’t give it much thought tbh :-O as there wasn’t a lot else in the Nearctic, let alone World, that it might have...
  6. Essex Tern

    CRYPTIC plumage 2

    Enlarge under glass at 100 x, then ship to end in a hole under par (without that is) To enlarge is to magnify/magnifies It is sent by ship, a type of which could be a frigate And one under par is a birdie Take away the i’s and squadge them together and that’s what I got :t:
  7. Essex Tern

    CRYPTIC plumage 2

    How’s about Magnificent Frigatebird for 5.
  8. Essex Tern

    CRYPTIC plumage 2

    4. Great UK rail company below the mountain produces a trilling vocalist. (WP) I think is Western Subalpine Warbler :)
  9. Essex Tern

    CRYPTIC plumage 2

    Went through a list of nearctic birds and closest my brain could get to 4 was a Bishop's ‘ō‘ō, don’t think we are including extinct birds though in all likelihood.
  10. Essex Tern

    CRYPTIC plumage 2

    Can see how Kits got there, but if Amy has to fit, I think “Back to Black” must be relevant......so it’s the other one ;)
  11. Essex Tern

    CRYPTIC plumage 2

    Skuas tend to chase and then rob other birds of their food - hence the pirate here :)
  12. Essex Tern

    CRYPTIC plumage 2

    Guess a Skua is more a pirate!?
  13. Essex Tern

    CRYPTIC plumage 2

    12. Yellowhammer 14. Long-tailed duck 13. Was thinking along the lines of a Babbler?
  14. Essex Tern

    CRYPTIC plumage 2

    Yep :t: narrowly beaten by Simon. Gilet + motte for the first clue Ed’s song Castle on the hill Gillie + M.O.T. For the second clue
  15. Essex Tern

    CRYPTIC plumage 2

    :t:
  16. Essex Tern

    CRYPTIC plumage 2

    Certainly..... P/N: Did that bird really come running round that hill wearing a waistcoat!? (9) ....further hint to an element of the the clue: Ed Sheeran wrote a song about this. And a totally different clue to the same bird: P/N: Testing times for the young fisherman, especially having...
  17. Essex Tern

    CRYPTIC plumage 2

    Just suddenly came to me! ....you seem to be doing well with the others though!! Wondering if Jackdaw is 10.
  18. Essex Tern

    CRYPTIC plumage 2

    Would that be Kittiwake :t:
  19. Essex Tern

    CRYPTIC plumage 2

    I will add (9) :t:
  20. Essex Tern

    CRYPTIC plumage 2

    ....OK further clue to an element of the the original clue: Ed Sheeran wrote a song about this. And a totally different clue to the same bird: P/N: Testing times for the young fisherman, especially having broken down last week.
  21. Essex Tern

    CRYPTIC plumage 2

    Night all, outstanding I think are.....
  22. Essex Tern

    CRYPTIC plumage 2

    Bingo :t:
  23. Essex Tern

    CRYPTIC plumage 2

    Nothing to do with Tweety being yellow, Toro on right lines, and still to get why I chose Foghorn Leghorn, they are all from Looney Tunes :t:
  24. Essex Tern

    CRYPTIC plumage 2

    Tiny clue to the bird, this is not a waterbird.
  25. Essex Tern

    CRYPTIC plumage 2

    Nope, kinda on the right track though.
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