of the "tristis" type are regular late autumn visitors to
Øygarden in SW Norway. They are notoriously difficult to
For pictures of undispute tristis
Siberian Chiff-chaff page.
type Chiff-chaff Tjeldstø,
Øygarden, 30 October 2008
Chiff-chaff on the Troll field, Norwegian Sector, April 2014
and certainly not tristis,
Sæle, Øygarden, November 2014
This bird, and others with it, gave typical Chiff-chaff calls - and not
the piping call of tristis.
The three shots below were all taken at Sæle, Øygarden,
The above shot could easily go for Siberian Chiff-chaff (tristis) had it not been for the