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Marmora's Warbler

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Photo by ChrysophylaxBlorenge, Gwent, Wales, June 2010
Photo by Chrysophylax
Blorenge, Gwent, Wales, June 2010
Sylvia sarda

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[edit] Identification

12·5 cm (5 in)

  • Long tailed
  • Grey upperparts
  • Light grey underparts
  • Greyish-black forehead and lores
  • Pointed bill
  • Red legs and iris

[edit] Distribution

Breeds on Corsica, Sardinia, Montecristo, Pantelleria, Giannutri and Zembra.

[edit] Taxonomy

This is a monotypic species.
It was formerly considered conspecific with Balearic Warbler.

[edit] Habitat

Open country with thorny bushes and heather.

[edit] Behaviour

[edit] Breeding

They nest in a bush, laying 3-5 eggs.

[edit] Diet

Diet includes insects.

[edit] References

  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2017. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2017, with updates to August 2017. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Avibase
  3. Collins Bird Guide ISBN 0 00 219728
  4. Wikipedia

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