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Mountain Chiffchaff? Iran

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Old Thursday 1st March 2018, 07:10   #1
Dorna Mojab
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Mountain Chiffchaff? Iran

Location: shahr Park,Tehran City
Date: Feb/15/2018
There were lots of Common Chiffchafs but two of them had different color (Brown) and widespread supercilium as you can see in photos.
Are they Phylloscopus sindianus?
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Hi all,
a completely colourless chiffchaff is of interest. Suspect it would need a sepia crown and warmer buff ear coverts to be Mountain Chiffchaff. Looking at the wing-point and tail, the spiky little thorn like beak and shiny jet black legs it seems closer to Plain leaf Warbler.
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