Champions of the Flyway!

Thursday, December 26, 2013

Filey, 31 from '13 - #24

Not one, but two Dusky Warblers which I was lucky enough to find within barely more than 48 hours of each other this October. The fifth and sixth records for Filey (and the first in a decade), both were immensely satisfying finds - skulking, initially located on call, requiring plenty of patience and supremely exotic in their own subtly Siberian way. What autumn on the east coast is all about, and then some....

Dusky #1 (both photos) - 15th-17th Oct

Dusky #2 - 17th to 19th Oct