Name: Garden Warbler
Scientific name: Sylvia borin
Nature Stars: 60
About: A medium-sized warbler, about 14cm long. Garden warblers are birds of woodland and tall scrub, habitats they share with blackcap. A plain sandy-grey warbler with pale grey sides to the neck and pale underparts. Garden warblers are summer visitors, arriving in April and leaving in July.
How to identify: A very drab, almost featureless warbler: best recognised by having no recognisable features!
Where: A widespread summer visitor.
Fantastic fact: Garden Warblers are very shy birds: it's hard to get a good view.
Photograph credit: Photo credit tbc