Tuesday, 10 May 2011

Garden warbler at Banstead.

I had mistaken a blackcap in my garden for a garden warbler on song alone, so I was happy that David Campbell told me about 1 or 2 at Banstead Woods. I went up to meet him and we went to the spot where he regularly saw it. We heard it a few times but it was quite a while before it eventually showed. A lovely bird. Even though it is rather plain, its song is fabulous.

Garden warbler

2 comments:

  1. Great to have a pic of one... wonderful songsters. Banstead Woods - that takes me back to my teens!!

    (Blogger's got problems - not showing proper user names!!)

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  2. Thanks, Tricia. Yes they're lovely. Nice to have one or three quite near to me.
    Your name has come up OK.
    Regards,Phil

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