Not the Rufous Fantail

To: "Phil & Sue Gregory" <>, "Birding Aus" <>
Subject: Not the Rufous Fantail
From: "Greg & Val Clancy" <>
Date: Mon, 9 Feb 2009 16:51:05 +1100
Hi Phil,

I don't want to sound too pedantic but when you used the term 'immature' did you really mean 'immature' or did you mean 'juvenile'. I agree that the bird is a Grey Fantail and would have said that it was a juvenile based on the heavy markings. If it is still in the plumage that it left the nest in it is a juvenile. If it has moulted it would be an immature. It is definitely a first year bird.



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