James, I have no idea what this bird is called
We’re moving into new territory here, with no colouration to help the identification process.
Often in the field you aren’t lucky enough to get a look at the colour though – particularly on cloudy days. Or colours can be mistaken; blue can seem black, brown can seem orange… this is when you need to be looking at other aspects of the bird; size, shape, legs, etc…
There is enough in this particular photo to get to the family pretty quickly, but identifying the final species might prove a little tricky:
As per usual the answer will be revealed in this Friday’s Week in Pictures.
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