Category Archives: Warblers

Mount Hermon’s Breeding Birds

+ surprise new species (not fully identified!) by Yoav P. During the last 6 weeks I have been coordinating an extensive Breeding Bird Atlas Project on Mt. Hermon. This is Israel’s highest peak, and our only alpine habitats are there. … Continue reading

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Marsh and Reed Warbler

Originally posted on Birding Frontiers:
Heads up Its only 3 days ago! Had such a full on few days and just catching up. Last monday was the start of the 3 day guided event at Spurn which started bang on with…

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Eastern Grasshopper Warbler – are they do-able in the hand?

Now that I’ve rediscovered the login details for the BF site, here’s another bird from Shetland, a Grasshopper Warbler trapped last weekend (11th May) in my garden in the south mainland. I was chuffed with my first locustella in the … Continue reading

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Iberian Chiffchaff at Flamborough

First non singing record in Britain Martin Garner and Gaynor Chapman The Story Leader? This call  >> Listen HERE << Iberian Chiffchaff, Flamborough, April 2013. MG. It’s only ever called. Never sang. A female perhaps then? All records so far in Britain have been singing males. … Continue reading

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Siberian Chiffchaff

at the edges… A quick update on the Dorset (PC World) Chiffchaffs reported here. While 2 individuals looked to be straightforward ‘tristis’, one of the birds fell into the category of ‘interesting and worthy of careful study’. In the field, … Continue reading

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Frontier Birding Israel style

Still haven’t purchased a proper sound-recording system, but with my phone (Samsung Galaxy S2) I manage to get semi-decent recordings of close birds. Here are some of my adventures in recent weeks: On February 9th I had a picnic with … Continue reading

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Siberian Chiffchaff …ing

Grey is the new sandy! By Martin G. and Anthony McGeehan What do you think? They invite tireless fascination don’t they? With an estimated 65 in the U.K in January 2013 (per Birding Word) often in urban sites including birders … Continue reading

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