Where to see them
Very secretive and difficult to see. May be encountered an migration on the south or east coast of England, but best looked for in the poplar plantations at the RSPB's Lakenheath reserve in Suffolk.
When to see them
It mainly arrives in mid May and stays until August. Best looked for at first light in a suitable breeding area, particularly large poplar plantations near water. Listening for the song, which can be heard from May to July, is the best way to locate them.
What they eat
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