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Old Wednesday 4th January 2017, 23:06   #1
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Japanese bird

Hi

I took a pic of this bird last February in Tokyo and I'd be delighted if someone could help me find out what it is...

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Old Wednesday 4th January 2017, 23:09   #2
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I am far from an Asian expert (although I am originally from that continent, I only traveled there a few times since becoming interested in birds). However, I think this one is a Daurian Redstart which I had photographed before.

Edit: female, that is, compare with the image on this page: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Daurian_redstart
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Old Wednesday 4th January 2017, 23:12   #3
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Thank you so much! I've just had a look at some pictures and that's definitely correct. I think I missed it because I looked at a picture of the male which has different colouring. :-)
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Yep, a female Daurian Redstart
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