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glennmanc

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Is this recent (poor) photo good enough to identify a juvenile bird (i.e. born this year)?
 

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CARERY

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At this time of the year adults should be in primary moult. Your birds looks all fresh, no moult gaps. So, I'd say it's a bird in juv plumage.
 
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