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Clueless spotter (1 Viewer)


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United Kingdom
Hi everyone,
My wife and I spotted a bird yesterday and I've looked on some ID sites and I can't pinpoint it. Got a few photos will my phone.
It's about the size of a blackbird. Orange beak, white face, blue/black feathers with light blue patches. It was bobbing about near a Robin and a blackbird.
This is by a path on the outskirts of Hereford, England. About 500 metres from the river Wye, houses one side, industrial units the other.

Many thanks,


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New member
United Kingdom
Thanks for the quick reply folks. Hadn't heard of that before, so I've googled it.
I used to stand in hides with my Dad, but it was all standard stuff.
Cheers for your help!

delia todd

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Opus Editor
Hi James and a warm welcome to you from all the Staff and Moderators.

I've had a few Blackbirds in the garden over the years which have shown varying amounts of white feathers (Mr Spotty and Mr Big Spot were two of the most regular LOL). I never had one showing as much white as your one though.

I'm sure you will enjoy it here and I look forward to hearing your news.


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United Kingdom
Mr spotty and Mr Big spot eh?
Sounds like I need to go back to my spot and name them.
King Spot?
Spot Daddy?

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