Sorry to give you a video but it's rather small in snaps.
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As I said yesterday, the long eyebrow stripe and light colour make it a Whinchat for me as well.
Fair enough. I'll give you that. Bit keen for a whinchat to be here in a cold northerly in March, let alone nest building.
In reply to Robbo:
I've just checked our observations in SW France & last year the first Whinchat was 7 April & none seen so far this year. So unlikely to be an early arriver. It could be an odd one that didn't migrate, as happens sometimes.
EDIT : Sorry mods clicked on spam instead of EDIT by mistake (well it's you that put them next to each other! LOL)
Hazel in the Gironde estuary, France
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