Join for FREE
It only takes a minute!
Zeiss - Always on the lookout for something special – Shop now

Welcome to BirdForum.
BirdForum is the net's largest birding community, dedicated to wild birds and birding, and is absolutely FREE! You are most welcome to register for an account, which allows you to take part in lively discussions in the forum, post your pictures in the gallery and more.

Personal tools
Opticron - NEW DBA VHD+ 8x42, 10x42. Prices from £579
Main Categories

Marmora's Warbler

From Opus

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


[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
  2. Avibase
  3. Collins Bird Guide ISBN 0 00 219728
  4. Wikipedia

[edit] External Links


Fatbirder's Top 1000 Birding Websites

Help support BirdForum

Page generated in 0.28688908 seconds with 6 queries
All times are GMT. The time now is 00:37.