Chiffchaff or willow warbler?

DKG has sent in beautiful pictures of a tiny green-brown warbler; does anybody know if it is a chaffchaff or a willow warbler? Neither is a rarity and both are known to nest in the park but we really have trouble telling them apart.

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A gallery of pictures from DKG.

Our brilliant resident photographer is back. Here is a gallery of pictures he took this week down among the park’s lush greenery.

Header picture: Buttercups in the Race and Sheep Field, by DKG.

A gallery of blue tits.

A blue tit feeding in an oak tree, photographed last March by DKG

And the underwings of a common blue that DKG found this morning in Lambrok Meadow.

Creeping thistle (Cirsium arvense) taken at dawn this morning by DKG.

Blue tit update

by DKG

A couple of poor quality photos of the blue tit entering (above) and leaving (below) the nest early this morning. The pictures are not very sharp , the bird appeared and disappeared so quickly and I forgot the tripod again.

I think it’s the cock bird feeding the hen; the visits were not frequent but at least the birds are still present and hopefully doing well.

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