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Old 17-09-16, 04:38 PM
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Question juvenile tit with coloured legs?

So I took a picture what I thought would turn out to be a juvenile blue tit, but I'm noticing that blue tits have dark legs, at least they do according to my bird book and the sites I've checked. This bird clearly has coloured legs. Can someone verify for me?

juvenile bird (uploaded to imgur.com)

I don't know what else it would be, perhaps with some imagination a juvenile firecrest but it seems unlikely.
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Old 18-09-16, 01:49 PM
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Looks a bit like this one which I have as a juvenile Chiffchaff. The yellower legs could make it a Willow Warbler.
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Old 18-09-16, 06:17 PM
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I would go with Simon on this one, willow warbler pink legs.
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Old 18-09-16, 06:48 PM
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Goldcrest, for me
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As said above, it's a Goldcrest - no doubt.
Short, dumpy tail, big dark eye, etc.

And I'd sy Simon's photo is a juvenile WW.
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Old 18-09-16, 10:27 PM
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Thanks for comments all! Divided the crowd I see. I'm siding with the goldcrest ID because the beak colour, the shortness, and the colour of the claws match very well I think.

This would only be my second goldcrest sighting in this area too, very nice! Now I hope I can get a proper shot of one in the coming weeks, that would make my day.
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Old 19-09-16, 05:20 PM
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Yes now I had another look it is gold crest, never rush with id. apology for my wrong one.
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