Blyths Reed Warbler, a species that you either can get into due to the identification challenge they present or you will just tick it off for a year tick and move on as its just a boring LBJ. I'm in the first camp. I like Blyths Reeds and this bird at Sandwick was quite instructional and clearly showed the required features to ID from Reed Warbler.

It was generally mobile around the excellent garden and one would sometimes have to wait sometime before it would reappear, and generally it was at the back of the garden so these images are of a fairly high crops.




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Blyth's Reed Warbler - Sand Lodge, Sandwick, Shetland October 2017