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Yellow Browed Warbler at Spurn Nature Reserve in East Yorkshire, England - October 2016 | by SaffyH
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Yellow Browed Warbler at Spurn Nature Reserve in East Yorkshire, England - October 2016

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A small, green warbler similar in size to a goldcrest. The yellow 'eyebrow' is distinctive, as is the coal tit-like call. Yellow-browed warblers breed in Siberia and occur in the UK every year as they migrate south-westwards.

 

 

Overview

 

Latin name

 

Phylloscopus inornatus

 

 

Family

 

Warblers and allies (Sylviidae)

 

 

Where to see them

 

Coastal trees and scrub, arriving on the east coast initially, though some birds do make it into south-west England.

 

 

When to see them

 

From September to November; a few birds may attempt to spend winter in this country.

 

 

What they eat

 

Insects

 

 

Population

 

UK Winteing:- 8 birds

UK Passage:- around 1,000 birds

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Taken on October 9, 2016