Unusual Avian visitors

The weather has been really cold for May this weekend with a keen northerly wind blowing in snow flurries and hail showers – not what we should normally expect! But the wind also blew in some unusual visitors as well. A possible willow warbler was in the garden most of the afternoon on Saturday and part of Sunday – I say possible because it’s way beyond my ID skills and the experts think it could be that or, possibly, a chiffchaff. Having listened to the song on the RSPB site, I now think it might be a chiffchaff though!

No such difficulty IDing the siskins that came on Sunday afternoon; first an adult female, then a juvenile and finally a striking adult male.

All in all a real treat for such a cold weekend!

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