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Stephen Moss on the Cetti's Warbler

In the second of five recollections about his encounters with birds, writer and wildlife programme-maker Stephen Moss recalls searching for a very loud songster, Cetti's warbler.

In the second of five recollections about his encounters with birds, writer and wildlife programme-maker Stephen Moss recalls going in search of a bird that 50 years was rare but today are found all over southern Britain - and is most often heard before it is seen, having a very loud song! It is the Cetti's Warbler.

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Producer: Sarah Blunt
Picture: Jim Thurston.

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