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chiffchaff

a common European warbler, Phylloscopus collybita, with a yellowish-brown plumage
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FROST AT SEA Dogs walk on frozen water at Sandbanks; WATER AID Emergency supplies in Rhondda Fach; BIT HOT HERE Chiffchaff in London; WHIPPED This Devon ice cream factory had to close
Bee-bird has covered chiffchaff, green woodpecker, spotted flycatcher, whitethroat and willow-warbler, and blackcap served for bullfinch, stonechat, reed-bunting, and three kinds of tit, as well as the eponymous warbler itself, Sylvia atricapilla.
Reports of an Iberian chiffchaff in the Birch Green area of Skelmersdale have drawn a steady stream of admirers to a copse beside Ferndale, where the warbler has been singing since Tuesday.
Smaller than a chiffchaff, with a long yellowish stripe over the eye and two yellowish wing-bars, it's an easy bird to identify if you get the chance
In Black Hawk Down, that scene where Delta Force is leaving Mogadishu and a soldier tries to call his wife," Budney says, "you hear a chiffchaff in the background
And the confusion was compounded when Today presenter Sarah Montague said listeners had contacted the studio to say the bird involved was either the chiffchaff or the yellowhammer.
The breeding biology of Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita in Britain: a comparison of an intensive study with those of the BTO Nest Record Scheme.
The bridleway to the main reserve turned out to be much drier than I had expected, and as we walked down, dunnock, chiffchaff and blackcap joined the chorus, which was reaching its crescendo.
The next few weeks will see species such as chiffchaff and willow warbler take up residence at both sites for the start of the nesting season.
The Breeding Bird Survey, first carried out in 1994, has charted the rise and fall of many popular species and shows that as well as goldfinches, the nuthatch, chiffchaff and blackcap have also done well.
dagger]) <5 birds were available from the following species: chaffinch (Fringilla coelebs) 4 samples, wood warbler (Phylloscopus sibilatrix) 4, icterine warbler (Hippolais icterina) 4, reed bunting (Emberiza schoeniclus) 3, siskin (Carduelis spinus) 3, red-breasted flycatcher (Ficedula parva) 2, trush nightingale (Luscinia luscinia) 2, chiffchaff (Phylloscopus collybita) 2, willow tit (Parus montanus) 1, wryneck (Jynx torquilla) 1, cuckoo (Cuculus canorus) 1, tree pipit (Anthus trivialis) 1, blackbird (Turdus merula) 1, grasshopper warbler (Locustella naevia) 1, rustic bunting (Emberiza rustica) 1, scarlet rosefinch (Car codacus erythrinus) 1, and fieldfare (Turdus pilaris) 1.
Among the many species named for their vocalizations are the boobook owl, chachalaca, chickadee, chiffchaff, chowchilla, curlew, dickcissel, hoopoe, kiskadee, pauraque, pipit, towhee, veery, whip-poor-will, willet, and wompoo pigeon.