Olivaceous Warbler – Portland Bill, Dorset

Early July is traditionally a quiet time for rarities being too late for spring migrants and too early for autumn vagrants. We were visiting Mum & Dad in the Caravan at Calshot and the hot weather made it a lazy relaxing day. At around 3pm, however, the pager attached to my belt shattered the calm with a Mega Alert. An Olivaceous Warbler had been trapped and ringed at Portland Bill, it had been released into the Observatory quarry but had not been seen since […]