|Subject:||Unidentified Bird in Shanghai|
|From:||"Raymond Kelly" <>|
|Date:||Mon, 10 May 2004 14:31:24 +0800|
I am wondering if anyone can help.
A mate of mine was recently in Shanghai and saw what he thought were a pair of Greenfinches near his balcony.
What he sent me is copied below:
" I just looked out of the kitchen window and saw what I thought were a pair of Greenfinches, olive green in colour a finches beak but had a white beard and a white crest, they were acting as a pair but the markings were the same and only a small difference in size between them.
It’s not one I’m familiar with. Any idea’s?"
I sent him a photo of a greenfinch with white markings on throat and head, but he insists that it was not just a white patch on the head, it was definitely a "crest".
Can anyone help ??
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