Yellow Browed Warbler at Spurn Nature Reserve in East Yorkshire, England - October 2016
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.
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
UK Winteing:- 8 birds
UK Passage:- around 1,000 birds