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Chiffy or Willow?! Your help please!!! South East coast - UK (1 Viewer)

xaviertaylor

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Guys - your help with these please! I'm thinking Willow warbler... but just want to check its not a deceiving Chiffchaff!
Please note that these photos were taken at golden hour thus exaggerating the yellow colours. The legs although seeming to be fairly pale in the bright sun do look quite a bit darker when in the shade as you'll note in the first photo!
The final photo I'm pretty sure is the same bird (there were 2 or 3 around) ... they just looked so grey at the time that I thought Chiffchaff... but now seeing the photos on my screen I wonder if it is in fact a Willow warbler?!
Seen on the SE UK coast... catching flies. Photos taken today
Thanks for your input
 

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