Wednesday 3 September 2014

Marsh Warbler

A lot of stuff cleared out last night and the Sde Boker nets were quiet this morning. However, in migration season here the pot is never empty and we ringed this cracking Marsh Warbler. This individual has quite a greenish hue to its back. I have to admit to resorting to biometrics to separate most Marsh and Reed but this one was immediately obvious.

The first Wryneck of the season appeared too. This one really put on a neck bending show for us. Lovely birds - I never get bored of them.

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