Oct 2, 2023

Herdlevær, 2nd of October: Yellow- browed Warbler

 In the first week of October Yellow-browed Warbler is (almost) guaranteed along the coast. And since I often visit Herdlevær, one could say: guaranteed at Herdlevær. Below a nice recording. May be there were two birds present, but I didn't hear them simultaneous...

Further not crowded with birds (the masses of finches and thrushes not yet on the move), but nice birding with a Lesser Spotted Woodpecker, three Great Spotted Woodpeckers, a flyby Kestrel, three Blackcaps and one Chiffchaff.

🎤 Yellow-browed Warbler

female-type Kestrel; the wing formula is just visible in this picture (click on it for better views).  p10 looks short (which should exclude Lesser Kestrel). P9 and 8 longer than p10, whereas on Lesser Kestrel p 10 would be as long as p8...

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