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CRYPTIC plumage 2 (2 Viewers)

Deb Burhinus

Used to be well known! 😎
Hopefully this is in the ‘correct’ forum now and people won’t complain about this one either - it’s not a picture quiz so hopefully won’t cause upset here too! (apologies to those commenting on the original thread - feel free to repost any clues not solved to here).

A reminder!

1. Select any bird species around the world, name the region using the link https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Palearctic_realm#/media/File:Wallace03.jpg
and create an anagram or cryptic clue or both for the same answer.


Region = WP1
a) An eating implement receives a charge for a meal (cryptic)
b) lipsonobl (anagram)
= Spoonbill

If the species has the Continent as part of its full name do not include this in the clue but write it in front of the anagram in brackets as eg E (or in full Eurasian/European), AF (African), AM (American), AS, ( Asian) or AU (Australia)
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Some to be going on with

1 Move a foot forward to school exercise class to hear bee sounding
street tough
(P2) (6, 7)

2. Sounds like a royal house’s vibrating material for wind instrument
is attached to lots of little flags
. (mostly P2) (7,4,7)

3. A lot of trees join in a conservation with a confusing shriek
(P1) (8, 5)

4. Mediterranean Islander gets kernel from an egg (P1) (1)

and still to be solved from Essex Tern

5. Saline Jack is a hunter. (WP)
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3 - Woodchat Shrike (wrong no. of letters?)

Ooops I’m having trouble counting today

But absolutely correct :clap:

Feel free to compose your own either as an anagram or cryptic - indicate which though! (please indicate which region it’s from)
Just two more for now BOTH REGION N

1. Establishment serving drinks belonging to line for Bond film (7,9)

2. A famous street for doctors has a dead end but takes on 5 identical twins to avoid obstacles. (9,4)
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3 more.....

N: What do you get if you cross Foghorn Leghorn, Toro and Tweety?
P: Rory McGrath
P/N: Did that bird really come running round that hill wearing a waistcoat!?
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