Chats and thrushes (Turdidae)
Where to see them
Best looked for along the east coast in spring and autumn in scrub and grassy areas. Usually seen hopping along the ground or ducking into low cover.
When to see them
Usually seen on passage in May and early June (the 'white-spotted' bluethroat passes through slightly earlier in spring - in late March and April), and again in August to October.
What they eat
Insects, caterpillars and berries.
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