Two new birds for me . . . ID please

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Two new birds for me . . . ID please

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My wife and I went walking on the Ceredigion Coastal footpath today, primarily to go and explore Birds Rock where there are many hundreds or Razorbills and Guillemots.

On the way back I came across, and was lucky to photograph these two birds (including a slightly blurry flight shot) on the cliff path.

I think the one might be a juvenile Rock Pippit, but no idea of the bird in the other two shots (Flycatcher of some sort?) . . . I'm slightly miffed that I forgot to bring my bird ID guide on holiday with me!!

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  • Hi Roger I think they are all Wheatear with the first one a youngster. ..you can see why they are called Wheatear (white *** (bum) forum won't let me put proper bum word lol 

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  • Hi Roger I think they are all Wheatear with the first one a youngster. ..you can see why they are called Wheatear (white *** (bum) forum won't let me put proper bum word lol 

  • Thanks Alan! I think the mottling on the breast of the juvenile threw me. It would make sense that it's the young of the other bird as they were in very close proximity.

    Wheatear it is then! That's a first for me, so I'm very happy!

  • I should wait for someone else to comment Roger I'm usually wrong lol.

    Lovely photos.

  • I agree with Alan, all Wheatear's. Cracking shots too.

  • I would agree with wheatear. The black inverted T on the tail is a give away

  • Thanks a lot Paul!

  • Many thanks Martin!