To: "keith" <>
Subject: unidentified
From: "Greg" <>
Date: Wed, 17 Jan 2007 19:03:04 +1100
Hi Keith,

It is a juvenile, rather than an immature, Golden Whistler. A juvenile is a bird still in the plumage that it had when it left the nest. Immature birds are those that moult from juvenile plumage into a plumage which is different from the adult plumage. Not all species have immature plumages as some moult directly from juvenile plumage to adult plumage.


Greg Clancy

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