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Chiffchaff or Willow Warbler

Chiffchaff or Willow Warbler
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Copyright: Matthew Stilwell (PixelBurner) Silver Note Writer [C: 1 W: 0 N: 13] (186)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2006-07-24
Categories: Birds
Camera: Canon 20D, Canon 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2006-07-24 9:43
Viewed: 3833
Points: 4
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Not sure if this is a Chiffchaff or a Willow Warbler. They look so similar in my book. First time I've managed to capture this little chap. I managed only one shot and he was off! Anyway, if you know how to tell the difference then I would appreciate some info.
Thanks in advance, Matt.

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  • takos1 Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 261 W: 25 N: 208] (2607)
  • [2006-07-24 10:40]

Mi piace molto la foto, bello il contrasto con lo sfondo scuro, bravo!

Hi Matt think I have an answer to the question. I think it is a Chiff Chaff, mainly from the leg colour being green and the willow is more red/brown , in both my books and the RSPB web site though I do not think the images there are very good for ident between very close types like these, have alook and see what you think too?

Nice capture looks a fraction soft but I am sure it would sharpen up a fraction.
TFS yours Robert

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