Siberian Chiffchaff

Phylloscopus collybita tristis - 7

 

Paul Bowerman

 

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2021

FEBRUARY: A 'very grey' individual, possibly of the form 'tristis', was seen briefly in a private garden at Yate on the 5th; Another 'very pale' individual, possibly of the form 'tristis', was noted at Leap Valley, Downend on the 6th; Another strong candidate of this form was seen briefly in a private Garden at Yate on the 11th.

 

2017
One was both seen and heard around the 2nd Sentry Box on Northwick Warth on April 12th.
 

2014
One possibly this form was reported from Westerleigh Road at Yate on February 16th; One very probably this form was seen well but sadly not heard around the viewpoint at Aust Cliffs early morning on November 16th.
 

2007
On March 11th an individual was found with Common Chiffchaff in the hedgerow at Northwick Warth near the second sentry box. First noted at around 10:30 it was still present on the day between 15:00 and 16:00 and may have been present until March 13th.
 

2005
An over wintering bird was reported at Emerson's Green on January 1st and was present until March 28th; One was noted on February 6th at New Passage; One was seen at New Passage on October 9th.