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Observed: 18th May 2011 By: JamieDunning
Amateur Entomologists' SocietyUK Glow-worm Survey
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Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which chiff chaff (Phylloscopus collybita) interacts

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JamieDunning's picture

It was making a very chiff

It was making a very chiff chaff like call.
There was 4-5 as I said, now you mention it Im stating to think Willow aswell.
can the eye stipe be used?

- Jamie

Ray Turner's picture

Overlap

The call is diagnostic, if it was calling like a chiffchaff it’s a chiffchaff. Don’t go down the road of plumage unless you want to open yet another debate, see elsewhere here for examples; there is just too much overlap between Willow and Chiff.

Ray

Ray