Phil Atkinson explains the technology behind tracking. They can be very difficult to spot, but you may well hear them singing loudly from the cover of dense bushes. 30th March Cetti's Warbler: Savi's Warbler has a longer, fuller tail, broader undertail coverts and a stronger bill. Grounded Migrants Early morning thrushes involved a handful of Redwing and Song Thrush. While it is a notorious skulker, it is famous for its astonishing song. A fortnight ago, assisted by Terence Lambert and Sarah Cookson, I fitted a satellite tag to a Woodcock on my ringing site near Aberystwyth, this and 10 geolocators are part of a long term study of Woodcock being conducted by Dr Andrew Hoodless of the Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust. Well, this is exactly what happened to me this morning! While it is a notorious skulker, it is famous for its astonishing song. The willow warbler (Phylloscopus trochilus) is a very common and widespread leaf warbler which breeds throughout northern and temperate Europe and the Palearctic, from Ireland east to the Anadyr River basin in eastern Siberia.It is strongly migratory, with almost all of the population wintering in Sub-Saharan Africa.. It started to sing – and was almost drowned out by the deafening repetitive din of a Cetti’s Warbler (roughly, Chwit-i-Pit-i-Pit! For tips on what to record, please download the RBBP's advice on recording breeding evidence and rare breeding birds using BirdTrack [PDF]. It can be very difficult to spot, but you may well hear it singing loudly from the cover of dense bushes. With the car in the service, I decided to have a look around Rhyl Brickwork pools, and the first bird I pretty much locked on to was a superb Cetti's Warbler. It is a plain, long-winged and long-tailed typical warbler with brown upperparts and dull white underparts; the sexes are similar and juveniles resemble the adults. It is the only bush warbler to occur outside Asia. Birds of prey migration – Malta 2006. So finally I've had my first cetti's warbler, and they're not just some mythical creature that more experienced birders make up. Share your passion for birds, wildlife & all things nature with the RSPB Community. Our commitment to Equality, Diversity & Inclusion (EDI), Different types of protected wildlife sites. Catch up on a wealth of interesting talks and panels celebrating the efforts of BTO volunteers and members. ... 3 CETTIS WARBLER the usual SPANISH SPARROWS and 8 CHAFFINCHES were seen. With natural nesting sites in decline, putting a nestbox in your garden can make all the difference to your local birds. What are the chances of walking along a path and a cettis warbler pops out - in full view and on the ground? Binoculars showed an unmistakable Garden Warbler – Sylvia borin[g] – pretty much uniformly coloured, or rather, so beautifully countershaded that it looks flat in sunlight, quite the clever camouflage trick. but Bexley’s first for year seen over Thames Road Wetland Walney’s and Cumbria’s third Cettis’ Warbler was calling and showing occasionally mid-afternoon in the central marsh at South Walney. Five nets were opened and nice to report birds as expected, c20 birds in a couple of hours, 50% retraps including this Cettis which was a juvenile ringed in July 2011. Reports from Severn Beach included a Cetti’s Warbler, 2 Little Grebes and a Blackcap at the Orchard Pools and another Cettis Warbler s inging in the village near the railway platform. A dark, stocky warbler, the Cetti's warbler is most likely to be heard, rather than seen - listen out for its bubbling song among willow, marsh and nettles. Migration Patch Birding Species Profiles ... Cetti's Warbler Cettia cetti. 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