chiffchaff

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Related to chiffchaffs: Willow Warbler, Garden Warbler, Siberian Chiffchaff, Phylloscopus collybita

chiffchaff

a common European warbler, Phylloscopus collybita, with a yellowish-brown plumage
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Reports of chiffchaffs, willow warblers and black caps have been scarce.
Woodlands in the region are also attracting more chiffchaffs, great spotted woodpeckers and nuthatches.
Chiffchaffs used to be summer migrants, yet more and more are not bothering to leave for the winter.
In real life, the little birds called chiffchaffs live in Europe.
BIRDSONG heralds the coming of summer as the chiffchaffs try to shout down the robins and truculent little wrens put song thrushes in their place.
WARM weather over the weekend brought Chiffchaffs to woodlands across the region, and a few more Wheatears on coastal headlands, but other summer migrants have been hard to find: the first House Martin was spotted at RSPB South Stack on Thursday and a White Wagtail on the Little Orme on Sunday.
There are still plenty of house martins around, a few swallows and chiffchaffs, and small numbers of other summer migrants, but the turning season is apparent with the first Lapland buntings at South Stack and on Bardsey.
The run of mild winters over the last 20 years has also meant that a few chiffchaffs and more blackcaps then usual have overwintered here.
Go along, and watch out for terns, woodpeckers, whitethroats and chiffchaffs in the woods, or maybe enjoy a walk or a picnic.
Woodpigeons, chiffchaffs, buzzards and ravens are among the species which have increased their numbers over the 26-year period.
Tiny warblers such as chiffchaffs will soon return from Africa, having made the perilous journey across Europe.