Bird for ID please

To: Margaret Leggoe <>, "" <>
Subject: Bird for ID please
From: Laura Johnson <>
Date: Tue, 8 Apr 2014 00:27:03 +0000

Juvenile olive-backed oriole? 

From: Margaret Leggoe <>
Sent: Tuesday, 8 April 2014 10:04 AM
Subject: [canberrabirds] Bird for ID please

Dear folk,

At first I thought this distant bird was a starling, and took little notice, but then it looked somehow different.  Autofocus could not cope with all the leaves around, and as I reached for the manual focus switch it flew off.  Ah well, such is the lot of bird photographers.

Is it a juvenile starling?  The striations/speckles seem too  definite a pattern for a starling to me.

Callum Brae, 1st April 2014.

Many thanks

Margaret Leggoe



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