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Cettis Warbler

Frequently heard but rarely seen in the reeds beds of the lower reaches of our main rivers.

Photograph by: 
Pam Parsons

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Common Name Cettis Warbler
Scientific Name Cettia cetti
Species Group Birds Warblers
Status Local
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A short and loud repetitive call from, or near, reed beds

Identification Notes
  • Only a UK resident since the 1970's but now frequent near reed beds in Dorset
  • Difficult to see and best found by their song which can also be heard in winter
  • The song is a short but loud 'diddle, diddle, diddly, diddly diddly'!
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