Dartford warblers in Galicia

Dartford warblers in GaliciaI like Dartford Warblers. I like the way pop up for a few seconds, scan the horizon, give a short song, and then disappear again. I like the way they perch and posture! I love their colouration; so stylish: grey and wine red with a polka-dot cravat! What goes on down below in the shrubbery! Mating, nesting and foraging presumably. But we never see this hidden warbler world!

Dartford warbler (Sylvia undata) with red orbital ring and orange iris, late May, Galicia, Spain

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