The eighth 'Marathon' has been won, and the ninth 'Marathon' has now started. The rules have now been relaxed (see Brit. Birds 39: 333). The passerine in plate 90 was named by competitors as Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus (50%), Wood Warbler P. sibilatrix (24%), Radde's Warbler P. schwarzi (10%), Dusky Warbler P. fuscatus (8%) and Chiffchaff P. collybita (7%), with a handful of votes each for Bl


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