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- Sylvia conspicillata
- Brown upperparts
- Buff underparts
- Chestnut wing patches
- White throat
- Orangish legs
Adult male: grey head with black lores and white eye ring
Europe, Africa and the Middle East
Europe: France, Corsica, Portugal, Madeira, Spain, Ibiza, Mallorca, Canary Islands, Gran Canaria, Gomera, Tenerife, Extremadura, Gibraltar, Italy, Sicily, Sardinia, Yugoslavia, Albania, Crete, Malta
Northern Africa: Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, Egypt
Western Africa: Mauritania, Senegambia, Senegal, Niger
African Islands: Cape Verde
Middle East: Turkey, Cyprus, Syria, Lebanon, Israel, Jordan, Arabian Peninsula, Iraq
There are 2 subspecies:
Two additional subspecies, extratipica and bella are generally considered invalid.
Desert and coastal scrub, open grassy country with scattered trees, gardens.
The nest is hidden in a bush. The clutch consists of 3-6 eggs.
The diet includes insects.
- 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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