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ID please Merida, Spain (1 Viewer)

Mike Beer

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Hello I took this photograph on 21 September near Merida, Spain. I get easily confused between Chiffchaffs and Willow Warblers. I think this is an Iberian Chiffchaff, mainly by the darker legs.

Mike.
 

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THE_FERN

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Does this photograph help but its a little out of focus

Mike
Think same conclusion. I suspect it is Iberian chiffchaff [not willow warbler] but I don't think you can be sure. They're difficult to tell apart. We can see the bird has quite a long primary projection which rules out common chiffchaff I think. Probably there's someone with more experience of Iberian who can comment.
 

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