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Curlew vs Whimbrel, Essex UK (1 Viewer)

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I am posting for a friend, and as the title says, what would be your instinct on this flock please. I gave my ID opinion to him, but would appreciate other people’s opinions please so that I can confirm or deny my advice. Thanks.
 

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Uncomfortably Numb.
Too can just make out the whitish supercilliam with dark upper border & the length of bills indicate Whimbrel to me.
 

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....here’s a couple of closer up crops
 

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Essex Tern

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Thanks all, I did think Curlew, and then thought maybe I had reduced the quality too much to get a Whimbrel answer, hence the crops, so will go back to him and confirm.
 

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