A small, rather nondescript bird, Cetti's warbler (pronounced chetty) is a skulking bird and can prove very difficult to see. It usually makes its presence known with loud bursts of song and the... More
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Encyclopedia of British Birds
|Common Name||Scientific Name||Description|
|Willow Tit||Poecile montanus||
The Willow Tit and Marsh tit are very difficult to tell apart, and were not separated in Britain... more
|Great Spotted Woodpecker||Dendrocopos major||
A familiar black and white woodpecker, about the size of a blackbird. Bright red undertail,... more
The Brambling is a finch whose plumage changes considerably between summer and winter.
|Red Kite||Milvus milvus||
A large graceful bird of prey. Whitish/grey streakish head, Rufous body, long wings with white '... more
|Ring Ouzel||Turdus torquatus||
These birds are slightly smaller and slimmer than a blackbird - male ring ouzels are