Is that a female American Wigeon or a hybrid? American Golden Plover or the rarer Pacific? Some of birding's best-known ID experts provide the answers to these and many more identification conundrums.

Rare herons photo ID guide

Andy Stoddart provides expert advice on how to recognise four classic spring overshoots – Little Bittern and Squacco, Black-crowned Night...


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Ortolan Bunting photo ID guide

Keith Vinicombe provides tips on how to separate Ortolan and Cretzschmar's Buntings in all plumages, while also taking a look at two rarer...


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