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Great Grey or Lesser Grey shrike,ID please

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Old Wednesday 29th August 2007, 08:33   #1
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Great Grey or Lesser Grey shrike,ID please

Just got back from my patch and I am not sure whether this is a Great grey shrike or a 1st winter Lesser grey,it was over 100 metres away hence the poor quality of the shot.Any ideas!!!!
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Old Wednesday 29th August 2007, 08:40   #2
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Looks fine for 1st winter Lesser Grey - primaries look long and the wing pattern is okay. I think Great Grey would be fairly unusual where you are too.
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Old Wednesday 29th August 2007, 08:45   #3
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Thats what I was afraid you would say Andrew,but we do get a few winter Great greys passing through,again wishful thinking on my behalf I think!!!!!
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Agree with Lesser Grey Shrike
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