Phylloscopus


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Phylloscopus

 

a genus of birds of the family Sylviidae of the order Passeriformes. The birds are 10-14 cm long and weigh 5-12.5 g. The plumage is brownish or greenish above and usually yellowish beneath. Some species have a light stripe over the eyes. The birds are distributed in Europe and Asia; one Asian species is found in Alaska. They winter in Africa and southern Asia.

There are 15 species in the USSR; these include the willow warbler (P. trochilus), the chiffchaff (P. collybitus), the arctic willow warbler (P. borealis), and the greenish warbler (P. trochil-oides). The birds inhabit various latitudes, ranging from the low-shrub tundra to the dark coniferous taiga. Their nests are on the ground or in small trees or shrubs; they are covered and have side entrances. A clutch contains four to eight lightly colored spotted eggs. As a rule, the female incubates the eggs for 12 or 13 days. The birds feed on spiders, insects, and, sometimes in the fall, berries.

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Moreover, species like Stachyris oglei, Actinodura nipalensis, Actinodura waldeni, Tragopan blythii, Phylloscopus tytleri, Lophophorus sclateri and Caterus wallichii appear to belong to paraphyletic clade.
According to recent classifications the Phylloscopus warblers consist of 46 species (Monroe and Sibley 1993).
In a study of Willow Warblers, Phylloscopus trochilus, 13% of copulations were EPCs, but none of 120 offspring were determined to have resulted from EPFs using DNA fingerprints (Gyllensten et al.
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Removal experiments in a population of Willow Warblers Phylloscopus trochilus in mountain birch forest, in Ammarnas, Swedish Lapland.
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