23:34, 3 Oct 2016
Updated 23:35, 3 Oct 2016
Bird Notes columnist Julian Hughes of RSPB Conwy reveals what birds have been spotted in the past week and where to go birding in the coming days
Russian bird pays a surprise visit
I couldn’t find anything more unusual, but early visitors to the Orme on Monday did – a Booted Warbler.
This unremarkable-looking songbird from Russia should have been on its way to India for the winter.
There have only been two previous sightings of the species in North Wales, both on Bardsey, so this was an excellent find.