Rare Booted Warbler causes a flap on the Great Orme
Like almost everyone else, it seemed, I took advantage of Sunday’s glorious weather to see what migrant birds I could find on the Great Orme .
With easterly winds last week, it is one of the best local places to visit in autumn.
Along with Anglesey and Bardsey, it’s the only part of North Wales with an east coast, so it can pick up birds from Scandinavia or Russia that are swept westwards instead of south to Africa.
The most evident migrants were Robins. Dozens of them. Small bushes were full of the orange-breasted birds we associate with our gardens at Christmas .
There were stand-offs and... read more
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