Singing on different sites. Savi’s Warbler lacks bristles near the base of bill. Thanks. Had not heard of them until recently. Please watch: "Australian Raven Calling - Bird Song/Sound" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v8O8vf9mJZw --~-- Great reed warbler singing - bird call That's cheating Wendy put your guess here. They were fun to watch, really busy little birds. Melodious Warbler has yellow underwing coverts. Some like they entitled, blocking gateways tracks and wandering where they like. I've put on flickr what i think it is lol...I'm willing to look an idiot. The round-ended tail, long undertail-coverts and spiky bill rule out Garden Warbler. Leaving it for 10 days meant there were only a handful of people admiring him when I arrived to hear him sing his beautiful song. The round-ended tail, long undertail-coverts and spiky bill rule out Garden Warbler. Including firsts for some were turtle dove, nightingale, hobby, grey partridge, water vole, roe deer, hare, little grebe and flycatcher. We also use third-party cookies that help us analyze and understand how you use this website. Some travelling several miles to. "Teggers" i think others i know call them? The bird in the first picture I think is different to the others though. He had a small inheritance (£150) which he used to buy a druggist’s store in Tooting, but would often rise at 3am to pursue his interests before work. Its scientific name is Acrocephalus dumetorum. You know who you are, (how was the pigeon breast) I know you read Marks blog. Olivaceous Warbler has the outermost tail feathers with a pale patch. With a bit of guidance and help some got to see and photograph great wildlife. . Female Reed Bunting ........ or one of them Willowchaffs! Just want to say (digging myself out of a hole) that it is still probably a Reedy!! He also published work on Bearded Tits, Cuckoos, Red-backed Shrikes and Carrion Crows. Having said that,  this bird shows many Reed warbler features which tip the balance that way IMHO. I still live in hope! It was good to educate and help some who were respectful who got how/why/ what we do. Join the community here 207076, Scotland no. You will never get it! You read and agreed to our Privacy Policy. This Blyth’s Reed Warbler was first found at Far Ings Nature Reserve on 7th June. Personally i think it looks better for reed and 3 things make me more confident on this: Timing- I think it may be a touch late for Marsh on the south coast, Rarity- Marsh is a pretty rare bird, with only small numbers in the Uk, lOCATION- i havent seen any reports of Marsh from this area. I've learned that I still have a lot to learn... My vote would be for Reed Warbler but best wait to see if others agree. I have a real issue with warblers. Olivaceous Warbler has the outermost tail feathers with a pale patch. Share your passion for birds, wildlife & all things nature with the RSPB Community. Leaving it for 10 days meant there were only a handful of people admiring him when I arrived to hear him sing his beautiful song. Find out more about the partnership, © The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) is a registered charity: England and Wales no. SC037654. It winters in Africa. If the address matches an existing account you will receive an email with instructions to reset your password. . Not a bad legacy by anyone’s standards. Listen to Willow Warbler on british-birdsongs.uk, which is a comprehensive collection of English bird songs and bird calls. I disagree- IMHO colour looks good for Reed, and ive never heard of eye ring being a feature for these two? Edward Blyth was born in London on 23 December 1810. At first glance a Dunnock but with a speckled chest like a thrush . Cetti's Warbler is smaller-billed, has a very broad tail and gives a darker, more rufous impression (it also has VERY short wings). The relationship between repertoire size and body mass was nearly significant, in spite of the large variance inherent in this measure. I wouldnt want to call a rarity on the minimal feature  apparent here either. As I quietly mutter 'just stay there' or ' move a fraction to the left' wait, wait  and press the button as they flit off. Show off your images, experiences and read the RSPB’s blogs! It is mandatory to procure user consent prior to running these cookies on your website. Oh no! This was among a few I posted a while ago, Doggie (Alan) saw it on Flickr and questioned whether it was in fact a Reedy, any takers? Looks like a reed warbler to me but I'm useless when it comes to warblers lol, Birding is for everyone no matter how good or bad we are at it,enjoy it while you can, Brown plumage, with rufous tinge on rump; whitish underparts; brown tail; rusty underwing coverts; pale brown legs; with bristles near the base of bill.