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Juvenile Passerine, Scotland. (1 Viewer)


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This young passerine was on farmland on the Black Isle near Inverness. In scope views it was in silhouette against the sky but we thought it resembled a juvenile Redstart. Now I've been able to get the photos home and brighten them, I'd welcome any suggestions. Thanks in advance.

N.B. It's the same individual in both photos, but the wind is ruffling the feathers in the second image.


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Looks like a stonechat.

Thanks, I think you could be right. The habitat did look a bit wrong for Redstart, but there was a reason (which I can't remember) why the general thoughts were towards Redstart. Having cross-referenced it with other images online after your suggestion I think you're right.
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