Good Morning Everybody.
I was out and about at Stockers lake and surrounding lakes in Rickmansworth on Monday and came across this juvenile which i am struggling to ID.
Help appreciated as usual.
In reply to LostnSpace2011:
I'd say it's a juvenile robin.
"Any glimpse into the life of an animal quickens our own and makes it so much the larger and better in every way." John Muir
In reply to Marina P:
Robin for me too.
In reply to Richard H:
Thanks Marina and Richard
It did not even cross my mind that it was a juvenile Robin so i never looked up any photos of a juvenile Robin. Even though Robins are one of our most commonest birds i have never come across a Juv Robin until now.
LostnSpace2011 said:i have never come across a Juv Robin until now
Many happy returns!
It is the time of year for youngsters baffling us birders and Robins seem to be the top one for that.
Birding is for everyone no matter how good or bad we are at it,enjoy it while you can
In reply to Seaman:
Most smaller songbirds i find easy to ID as juveniles Pete, not that i come across many often. Probably Blue Tits and Great Tits are the most common species i have seen as juveniles the most times, this one just baffled me. As it looks little like the adult to my untrained eye.
I will know next time :)
Agree it looks as if it wants to disown its parents by a clever disguise
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