The Middle Eastern region, located at the juncture of three continents, Europe, Asia and Africa, is a major bottleneck and bird corridor for many winged species, including the willow warbler
, the barn swallow, the Amur falcon and Steppe eagles.
Details: www.nationaltrust.org.uk KILVROUGH MANOR WOODS, GOWER Many woodland birds including chiffchaff, treecreeper, willow warbler
and great spotted woodpecker flourish in this ancient ash woodland and beech plantation.
Participants will have the chance to photograph red squirrels, both portraits and action shots, as well as capturing images of spring migrants, such as cuckoo, wood warbler and willow warbler
The breeding bird surveys highlighted the presence of four territories from within the survey area and a further three within a 50 metre buffer, comprising six different species, two of which are recognised as being of national conservation concern: willow warbler
It stopped us in our tracks and we stood there for several minutes taking in the view and listening to the sounds of the blackheaded gulls before we continued round to the river walk, picking up reed warbler, willow warbler
and reed bunting as we went, and just after passing the viewing screen, a cuckoo did a fly by for us.
The report also shows woodland birds willow warbler
, spotted flycatcher and willow tit have dramatically decreased in the region, although great spotted woodpecker has increased by more than 100%.
Hello There young green yellow willow warbler
footles through light leafs an odd fluff-suited, coloured, call.
The species that suffered are precisely those already in decline like the linnet, the bullfinch and the willow warbler
Ijima's willow warbler
Phylloscopus ijimae of the Tokara Islands, a new breeding locality, in southwest Japan.
The breeding bird surveys highlighted the presence of four territories from within the survey area and a further three within a 50m buffer, comprising six different species, two of which are recognised as being of national conservation concern: willow warbler
An icterine warbler and a willow warbler
Picture: STEVE STANSFIELD
Spotting the difference between a willow warbler
and a chiffchaff can be tricky but there is now a college course to teach you how to be a good bird watcher.