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Variable Sunbird (imm) ?

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Old Saturday 26th October 2019, 16:18   #1
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Variable Sunbird (imm) ?

Hi All,

Does anyone believe that I have a case here for Variable Sunbird (imm male). This image was taken in Macaneta Mozambique.

Looking at the Robert eGuide the image shown on there for an imm looks pretty identical with the following note:
(a) yellow eyebrow stripe and line under the eye
(b) orangey gape
(c) dark throat patch
(d) yellowish underside
(e) rounded tail

Anyone agree ... or maybe suggest some alternatives

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Old Saturday 26th October 2019, 17:39   #2
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Old Tuesday 29th October 2019, 07:12   #3
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Thanks Jean,

A friend has suggested that he thinks this is a young Amethyst Sunbird, not a Variable ... what do you think?
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