We thought the orange face is from flower pollen? I wondered maybe garden warbler or whitethroat? But I've never actually seen former and latter only at a distance, so any help most gratefully received! Thanks.
In reply to Robbo:
Hi Staffs Starter.
I think when Robbo comes back he will tell you it is very hard to judge size at any sort of distance.
It is def a young Starling, I've just got this one that has nearly got its adult feathers.
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In reply to Alan.:
I got the same sort of shot a few years ago in the Republic. Definitely a juvenile Starling. They seem to like these flowers which are commonly known as New Zealand Flax
As Alan has said it can be difficult to judge size from a distance.
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