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Willow Warbler

(Phylloscopus trochilus)
Alternate name(s): "Willow Wren"
German name(s): "Fitis"

Size: 10.5-11.5 cm; wing span 16.5-22 cm
Weight: 6-12 g

Similar species

Description     Classification     Distribution     Sightings     Photos     Breeding     Nest     Eggs     Behaviour     Food     Call/s

Physical description

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Taxonomy, classification

See Willow Warbler at Wikipedia .

Range, habitat, finding this species

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Sightings

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Photos

Race "trochilus"

ADULT

Sex unknown

Frontal view of a Willow Warbler (photo courtesy of J. Pires)
[Sorraia River, near Mora, Evora, Portugal, September 2019]

Frontal/ventral view of a Willow Warbler (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[Near Brok, Masovia, Poland, August 2016]

Near-frontal view of a Willow Warbler (photo courtesy of J. Pires)
[Mora, Evora, Portugal, September 2019]

Near-frontal/ventral view of a Willow Warbler (photo courtesy of J. Pires)
[Mora, Evora, Portugal, September 2019]

Near-lateral view of a Willow Warbler (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[Near Brok, Masovia, Poland, August 2016]

Near-lateral view of a Willow Warbler issuing its song (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[Near Brok, Masovia, Poland, April 2016]

Near-lateral view of a Willow Warbler (photo courtesy of J. Pires)
[Mora, Evora, Portugal, September 2019]

Near-lateral view of a Willow Warbler (photo courtesy of J. Pires)
[Mora, Evora, Portugal, September 2019]

Lateral view of a Willow Warbler (photo courtesy of J. Pires)
[Mora, Evora, Portugal, September 2018]

Lateral view of a Willow Warbler (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[Near Brok, Masovia, Poland, August 2016]

Lateral view of a Willow Warbler (photo courtesy of S. Cuturilov)
[Vlasina Lake, Serbia, October 2019]

Lateral view of a Willow Warbler (photo courtesy of J. Pires)
[Sorraia River, near Mora, Evora, Portugal, September 2019]

Lateral view of a Willow Warbler (photo courtesy of J. Pires)
[Mora, Evora, Portugal, September 2019]

Lateral view of a Willow Warbler (photo courtesy of J. Pires)
[Mora, Evora, Portugal, September 2019]

Lateral/ventral view of a Willow Warbler (photo courtesy of J. Pires)
[Sorraia River, near Mora, Evora, Portugal, September 2019]

Near-dorsal view of a Willow Warbler (photo courtesy of J. Pires)
[Sorraia River, near Mora, Evora, Portugal, September 2019]

Near-dorsal view of a Willow Warbler (photo courtesy of J. Pires)
[Sorraia River, near Mora, Evora, Portugal, September 2019]

Near-dorsal view of a Willow Warbler (photo courtesy of J. Pires)
[Sorraia River, near Mora, Evora, Portugal, September 2019]

Near-dorsal/ventral view of a Willow Warbler (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[Near Brok, Masovia, Poland, August 2016]

Dorsal view of a Willow Warbler (photo courtesy of J. Pires)
[Mora, Evora, Portugal, September 2019]

Race "acredula"

ADULT

Sex unknown

Near-lateral view of a Willow Warbler (photo courtesy of M. Eaton)
[Skjervoy, near Tromso, Norway, June 2018]

Near-lateral view of a Willow Warbler (photo courtesy of M. Eaton)
[Skjervoy, near Tromso, Norway, June 2018]

Lateral view of a Willow Warbler (photo courtesy of M. Eaton)
[Skjervoy, near Tromso, Norway, June 2018]

Food, Diet

Lateral/ventral view of a Willow Warbler with its prey (photo courtesy of J. Pires)
[Mora, Evora, Portugal, September 2019]

Call(s)/Song

For this species we have recorded the following call(s)/song. The interpretation of their meaning is our own; comments and suggestions for improvement are welcome.

willwrb_dw_20200531.m4a (Poland) Territorial calls (male) © DW
willwrb_dw_20170428.m4a (Poland) Territorial call (male) © DW
willwrb_dw_20170429.m4a (Poland) Territorial calls (male) © DW

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