broadsands carpark 14.1.16

I took this photo today which I guess is the Siberian chiff chaff? Two questions please of someone can answer.

Why Siberian chiff chaff? It's not in my Hamlyn guide.

Why chiff chaff? It doesn't call like a chiff chaff.

Thanks. PLF.

EDs: It it is a common Chiffchaff (collybita ) they don't sing in the winter very much - just call howeet the olive tones and ochre under tail coverts rule out Siberian Chiffchaff .


Posted January 15th, 2016 at 6:31 pm by philip fairclough in Bird News