What birds or bird have you seen today – communal thread, I hope!

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Went to Tring Reservoir today. All the usual suspects, nothing particularly interesting... But when we went into the tea room, there were some Sparrows flitting about, and I think this is a juvenile. I thought it was a female at first, but looking it up, it looks like a young one...

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Small bird at quite a distance so a heavy crop, but need a bit of ID help if possible.
Heard skylarks around me when I saw this land, and it looks a bit like photos I've seen of them but without a visible crest; can the crest be fully flattened? Or is it something else?

EDIT: Someone has suggested it could be a meadow pipit?

https://www.flickr.com/photos/76999116@N05/
 
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Went to Tring Reservoir today. All the usual suspects, nothing particularly interesting... But when we went into the tea room, there were some Sparrows flitting about, and I think this is a juvenile. I thought it was a female at first, but looking it up, it looks like a young one...

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Just a point of information......

Juvenile refers to the bird's plumage when it first leaves the nest. Bearing in mind the date, it's probably unlikely to be a juvenile........
 
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