The ninth stage (Brit. Birds 87: plate 178) was correctly identified as a Siberian Jay Perisoreus infaustus by everyone except a handful of competitors (Bonelli's Warbler Phylloscopus bonelli and Common Redstart Phoenicurus phoenicurus were the only other answers). This sunning individual was photographed by G. Olioso in Finland in July 1974. Jon Holt (Buckinghamshire), Jakob Sunesen (Denmark) and

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