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[ edit] Identification
[ edit] Similar Species
It has a single wing bar unlike most similar species, except
Arctic Warbler, which is slightly larger and has a thicker bill.
[ edit] Distribution Europe, Africa and Asia
Eastern Europe: Scandinavia : Sweden, Finland, Denmark; Baltic States, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Belarus, Poland, Czechoslovakia, Bulgaria, Ukraine
Northern Africa: occurs only in Egypt
Middle East: Turkey, Arabian Peninsula, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Iran and Georgia
Asia: Russia, Siberia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Afghanistan, Mongolia, China, Tibet, Nepal, Pakistan, India, Andaman, Eastern and Western Himalayas, Bangladesh, Bhutan and Korea
Southeast Asia: Indochina, Myanmar, Laos, Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia and Malay Peninsula
This species occurs as a spring or early autumn vagrant in western Europe and is annual in
[ edit] Taxonomy
[ edit] Subspecies
There are 4 subspecies
Western Himalayas (Gilgit and Kashmir to Kumaon); winters to southern India
Two-barred Warbler and Green Warbler are sometimes included in this species.
[ edit] Habitat
[ edit] Behaviour
This warbler is strongly migratory.
[ edit] Breeding
It breeds in lowland forests. The nest is on the ground in low shrub.
The diet consists mostly of insects.
[ edit] Vocalisation
Its song is a high jerky trill.
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, August 2011
[ edit] References
Clements, JF. 2011. The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World. 6th ed., with updates to August 2011. Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0801445019. Spreadsheet available at http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/downloadable-clements-checklist
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