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Old Friday 24th July 2020, 05:28   #5
andyb39
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Originally Posted by MJB View Post
Is it ssp caucasicus that you get in the Gulf in winter, Andy?
MJB
Abietinus, as far as I know. There could of course be other races thrown in, like brevirostris. I don't know much about either this race or caucasicus to be honest. Calls heard in the UAE are generally monsyllabic though, often of the "lost chick" variety, although song is not that of tristis.
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