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Unidentified Warblers - Tarifa, Spain, September 2021 (1 Viewer)

Mike Ball

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United Kingdom
Hello. I only just discovered that you can post videos here.

I posted some photo's a while back of an unidentified warbler. There was a consensus that it couldn't be IDed from the photos. The bird was seen in Tarifa, Cadiz (Southern Spain) on 11/09/2021.

Perhaps the following videos might help with identification:


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All are phylloscs, all look like the same species, and in vids 2-3 you can see they're some sort of chiffchaff-type (short primaries). Which is about where you were before.


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I don't find phylloscs have much of that - not in a way that tells them apart anyway. But I'm a bit of a Philistine . . . ;)

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