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Western Subalpine Warbler

(Sylvia cantillans)
German name(s): "Weißbartgrasmücke"
Size: 12-13 cm

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

Physical description

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Taxonomy, classification

See Western Subalpine Warbler at Wikipedia .

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Range, habitat, finding this species

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Sightings

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Photos

ADULT

MALE

Distant lateral view of a male Western Subalpine Warbler in heathland (photo courtesy of J. Pires)
[Sagres, Algarve, Portugal, October 2018]

Near-dorsal view of a male Western Subalpine Warbler; note the white moustachial stripe but otherwise buff throat
(photo courtesy of J. Pires)
[Sagres, Algarve, Portugal, October 2018]

FEMALE

Distant near-lateral view of a female Western Subalpine Warbler (photo courtesy of J. Pires)
[Mora, Evora, Portugal, June 2014]

Lateral view of a female Western Subalpine Warbler; note the absence of rufous or pale edges on the wing feathers
(photo courtesy of J. Pires)
[Mora, Evora, Portugal, September 2015]

Food, Diet

Female Western Subalpine Warbler keen on blackberries (photo courtesy of J. Pires)
[Mora, Evora, Portugal, September 2015]

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