Saturday, 13 September 2014

The latin name for this bird sums it up - Sylvia Borin - The boring Garden Warbler.

Nondescript or featureless is how I would describe this warbler, pale brown upper parts and buff under parts turning greyer as it comes into breeding condition.

A clincher for me to identify  this bird is that I always feel it has a slightly pronounced lighter eye ring.

A bird that skulks deep in  vegetation but when it does appear it can be quite showy. 


1 comment:

  1. So cruel when they named this bird lol. I love them myself

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