I managed to spend an hour on the Botanical Gardens on Saturday. The only bird of note I saw was one female Fujian Niltava. I could not find our Crested Goshawk. The birds on the pigeon island were not all clustered together in defensive formation as they were last weekend, when I was there. On the other hand, there were several workmen on the island cleaning it, so that may have had an effect, to keep the raptor away.
On Sunday I opted to walk up the Red river. As I photographed a nice butterfly (sorry), a lovely male Bluethroat landed about 5m from me. The act of slowly rolling around with my camera spooked it. I saw some of the most yellow Citrine wagtails I have seen and a few Red throated pipits, along with all the birds you usually see here. One highlight was a Snipe that I spooked. I have no idea what species. As it flew away the back half of the wings near the body appeared a clay-yellow colour, if that helps with ID...
At a friends house just next to West Lake, just prior to this, I saw the Warbler in the images below (in the hedge right next to a window, so I should have had better shots than this. LOL). I thought it didn't look right for a yellow-browed warbler, so posted the images and a Hume's Leaf Warbler was suggested. Can anyone confirm, as this would be a new species for me.