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chiffchaff

a common European warbler, Phylloscopus collybita, with a yellowish-brown plumage
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The chiffchaff, a small warbler with a distinctive tailwagging movement, is distinguished by its song that resembles its name.
It's the Iberian chiffchaff, for sure--the first one we've netted this year
Wildflower meadows and hedgerows are ablaze with colour and bird numbers are boosted by the arrival of summer migrants like chiffchaffs and blackcaps, who visit the UK to breed.
Woodpigeons, chiffchaffs, buzzards and ravens are among the species which have increased their numbers over the 26-year period.
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.
Reports of chiffchaffs, willow warblers and black caps have been scarce.
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.
We see him daydreaming about cranes, trying to spot the first chiffchaffs of spring, and marvelling at a hornet who dared to invade his kitchen.
I received information about a minimum of 1,426 blackcaps and 920 chiffchaffs.