Cetti’s warbler was an anticipated new bird for Bristol
Reports on BirdGuides of a wood warbler on the eastern edge of the city
Right next to the Avon Gorge, my standard walk round the Downs should have produced ravens by now
This year has started warm and energetic. Gales swept in from the Atlantic by a jet stream that’s misbehaving again.
The last thing I wanted on January 1st was to find a species that had eluded me the previous twelve months, so I stayed safely in Bristol.