• Welcome to BirdForum, the internet's largest birding community with thousands of members from all over the world. The forums are dedicated to wild birds, birding, binoculars and equipment and all that goes with it.

    Please register for an account to take part in the discussions in the forum, post your pictures in the gallery and more.
Feel the intensity, not your equipment. Maximum image quality. Minimum weight. The new ZEISS SFL, up to 30% less weight than comparable competitors.

Short squeaky call? (1 Viewer)

Bismarck Honeyeater

Barely known member
A mystery caller moving through the nettles behind the house this morning. A Sylvia like tack (which was not caught on the short video) and a short squeaky call. I wondered if it could be Garden Warbler, but I’m not confident.
Calls twice on the video, once at the very beginning and again just at the end.
Any suggestions?

View attachment FullSizeRender.MOV
 

lou salomon

the birdonist
I've heard similar calls (slightly varying) from Blackcap, Garden Warbler and Icterine Warbler. I guess Blackcap is the most likely contender.
 

Bismarck Honeyeater

Barely known member
Garden Warbler was my suspicion, Blackcap are a common breeder here and occasional winterer, I’ve never knowingly heard this squeak from them. Icterine would be an amazing record around here. They are seriously rare inland in the U.K.
 

Users who are viewing this thread

Top