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grasshopper warbler

Line breaks: grass|hop¦per warb|ler

Definition of grasshopper warbler in English:

noun

A secretive Eurasian warbler whose song is a high-pitched mechanical-sounding trill.
Example sentences
  • The other species that have been put on the list are the marsh tit, willow tit, ring ouzel, grasshopper warbler, Savi's warbler, lesser spotted woodpecker and yellowhammer.
  • Insect life is increasing rapidly, encouraging birds such as snipe, curlew, grasshopper warbler, sedge warbler, and whinchat.
  • The grasshopper warbler is a widely distributed but fairly scarce summer visitor, arriving in May and leaving in August.

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