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wood warbler

Syllabification: wood war·bler

Definition of wood warbler in English:

noun

1A migratory European leaf warbler found in woodlands, with plaintive calls and a trilling song.
  • Phylloscopus sibilatrix, family Sylviidae
Example sentences
  • On arrival here, the male wood warbler quickly advertises his presence; the highly distinctive song may be heard from dawn until dusk for weeks at a time.
  • The woods are full of birds, and top attractions are the pied flycatcher, spotted flycatcher, tree pipit, wood warbler and redstart.
  • We saw a Yellow-breasted Chat, a large wood warbler (the largest, in fact) that looks a lot like an American Robin.
1.1Any New World warbler of the subfamily Parulinae, family Emberizidae.
Example sentences
  • The wood warblers - members of the tribe Parulini - form a very large group of neotrops.
  • They say this warbler is the most sexually dimorphic of all wood warblers&hellip.

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