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Wood Warbler

(Phylloscopus sibilatrix)
German name(s): "Waldlaubsänger"
Size: 11-12.5 cm; wing span 19.5-24 cm
Weight: 6-15 g

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Physical description

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Taxonomy, classification

See Wood Warbler at Wikipedia .

Range, habitat, finding this species

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Sightings

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Photos

ADULT

Frontal view of a Wood Warbler; note the "clean cheeks" distinguishing this species from the Willow Warbler (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[Biebrza National Park, Poland, May 2017]

Frontal view of a Wood Warbler (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[Biebrza National Park, Poland, May 2017]

Near-frontal view of a Wood Warbler (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[Biebrza National Park, Poland, May 2017]

Near-frontal view of a Wood Warbler; this is the bird whose calls were recorded on 6 May 2017 (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[Biebrza National Park, Poland, May 2017]

Near-lateral view of a Wood Warbler (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[Biebrza National Park, Poland, May 2017]

Lateral view of a Wood Warbler (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[Biebrza National Park, Poland, May 2017]

Near-dorsal view of a Wood Warbler; note the bright inner edges on the wing feathers and the very long primary projection that distinguish this species from the Willow Warbler (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[Biebrza National Park, Poland, May 2017]

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.

woodwrb_dw_20170506.m4a (Poland) Territorial calls? © DW

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