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Warbler or flycatcher - Plzen, Czech Republic, 13th August 2017 (1 Viewer)

AntonBE

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Saw this smallish passerine perched in a tree right above me in Plzen this summer, and am stumped about what it could be because of the very bad angle. From the posture of the legs and the length/shape of the beak it seems to be either a Sylviidae warbler or a Muscicapidae chat/flycatcher, though I'm not positive about that.

My first instinct tells me common redstart because of the colours, but from other pictures it seems both males and females of that species have a rather uniform orange/white vent, as opposed to the clear grayblackish markings present here.

Thanks in advance!
 

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