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ID help please - Radde's Warbler - Phylloscopus schwarzi ? (1 Viewer)


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or Phylloscopus fuscatus (Dusky Warbler). I believe Radde's Warbler but I am not sure.
Doi Inthanon NP (Thailand), summit area, January 2020.
Thank you in advance. (y)


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Certainly has a Radde's 'feel'; shorter, stouter bill & more robust legs & feet than Dusky.

It's not a Dusky Warbler (unlikely at this elevation in any case) but one has to consider Yellow-streaked. Differences from Radde's are at best subtle, virtually identical in plumage terms though there are slight differences in structure, confirmation usually requires vocalisation. In this instance, my gut feeling is Radde's, based on a combination of rather stout bill, strong legs and shortish tail.

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