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Hello,

Lapland Longspur, Grasshoper Warbler and Red Kite?
Yes for red kite, sadly I haven’t seen a Lapland yet so not for that one… I’m a bit confused on the last one, I mostly assumed it was a sedge as I had saw sedges drop of on the bush a couple of times though there was also a grasshopper warbler that was calling loudly though I never managed to get it in my binoculars as it was keeping down.

Do you think it’s more likely to be a sedge or a grasshopper warbler- it was taken in watermeads, Leicestershire, on 28th of April and both birds were certainly present.
 
Hello,
no, Sedge Warbler would be my second choice here. Do you have more pictures?
  • But the supercilium would be at the extrem end of range for a Grashopper Warbler.
  • And the appearant dark area in the loral area before the eye seems much better for a Sedge Warbler now.
  • Yes, thre appearant quite pale crown for a Sedge Warbler, paler than the wings seemed real to me, even after downloading the image, but this surely must be an artefact?
But my instant gut feeling was and still is Grasshopper Warbler. Yes, this sounds strange because I found much points that favour Sedge Warbler.

Most important: when you identified the bird as a Sedge Warbler in the field, than it was one. You know I trust observers ID much more than pictures and my interpretation of them.
 
Hello,
no, Sedge Warbler would be my second choice here. Do you have more pictures?
  • But the supercilium would be at the extrem end of range for a Grashopper Warbler.
  • And the appearant dark area in the loral area before the eye seems much better for a Sedge Warbler now.
  • Yes, thre appearant quite pale crown for a Sedge Warbler, paler than the wings seemed real to me, even after downloading the image, but this surely must be an artefact?
But my instant gut feeling was and still is Grasshopper Warbler. Yes, this sounds strange because I found much points that favour Sedge Warbler.

Most important: when you identified the bird as a Sedge Warbler in the field, than it was one. You know I trust observers ID much more than pictures and my interpretation of them.
I didn’t managed to see this bird, I did see sedge warblers on the tree about 5-10 minutes before and it was on a small bush that was surrounding the tree. I’ll see if I have any more pics. Though the sedge that I saw flew to the reeds on the opposite side of the path that I was standing on- though I did see several sedge warblers in the area.
 
I didn’t managed to see this bird, I did see sedge warblers on the tree about 5-10 minutes before and it was on a small bush that was surrounding the tree. I’ll see if I have any more pics. Though the sedge that I saw flew to the reeds on the opposite side of the path that I was standing on- though I did see several sedge warblers in the area.
Sadly these were the only two photos I captured.
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