Wood Warbler

Name: Wood Warbler

Scientific name: Phylloscopus sibilatrix

Category: Birds

Nature Stars: 60

What are nature stars?

About: A small warbler, about 12cm long. Wood Warblers are birds of oak woodland in the north and west of Britain. They are green above and bright white below, with a yellow throat and yellow eyebrow stripe. They sing from amongst the canopy, their warbling song

How to identify: Larger than the similar Willow Warbler and Chiffchaff, Wood Warbler has a bright yellow throat and chest with a clean white belly.

Where: A summer visitor to northern and western Britain

Natural Superpowers

  • Predator: 40
  • Agility: 60
  • Rarity: 70
  • Cute factor: 60
  • Traveller: 80

Fantastic fact: Wood Warbler is one of a group of summer visitors, together with Pied Flycatcher and Redstart, that are characteristic of sessile oak woodland in the west of Britain.

Photograph credit: Photo credit tbc


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