With no optics I headed over (15 mins door to bird) and was lucky to see the bird within 5 minutes of arriving, thanks to to fellow birder on site who lent me his bins! It showed well for a couple of minutes before being lost to cover.
This was only my second Melody after a bird at Languard, Suffolk, a couple of years back.
Shaun will no doubt be more than happy to stump up the £5 we bet, just a week ago, that he see a Melody before I see an Icky. I very much doubt one will ever turn up so close to home, but who knows,.........expect the unexpected!
I was wearing karki boxers - honest!