Champions of the Flyway!

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Filey, 31 from '13 - #8

One of the brightest and most uplifting harbingers of spring, Willow Warblers begin to arrive here in Filey by early April, the vast majority stopping off only briefly before heading further north, and these birds were photographed at the Dams on the 14th of that month.

The diagnostically colder and greyer bird below, meanwhile, is of the northern race Acredula, and stopped by (in the same location) about a month later: