Saw this on a gorse bush on a recent visit. I am fairly sure it is a corn bunting as it was a heavy. dumpy bird. Sorry about the lack of clarity but I do not possess a mega -zoom camera.
Nice photo. Not a Corn Bunting thought, it is a Dunnock.
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In reply to aiki:
It was too big and heavy to be a Dunnock. See plenty of them in my garden at home. Like this one.
In reply to Anonymous:
It's a dunnock. Possibly a slightly sturdier than average one, but Aiki is definitely right as she consistently is.
In reply to Robbo:
I agree, it's definitely a dunnock. No doubt.
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In reply to Sparrow:
For Corn Bunting look for a large, heavy bill showing the typical assymetrical bunting shape (lower mandible markedly bigger than upper), warm light brown plumage with darker streaks (no dark grey tones as in Dunnock), large dark eye quite prominent in the rather plain pale face, long tertials resulting in a short primary projection and notched tail.
I saw the Dunnock yesterday as well, but it was too fast to take a picture
In addition I saw the following bird (Yellowhammer?) can some one help me out? Sorry the picture is not the best quality
In reply to Talldutch:
Doesn't look like the original poster believed the dunnock i.d. as profile has been deleted without any comment or thanks!
In reply to doggie:
What is max size you can use? 64 kb?
Try again 2 pictures
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