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willow warbler Line breaks: wil¦low warb|ler

Definition of willow warbler in English:


A small migratory Eurasian leaf warbler with mainly drab plumage and a tuneful song.
  • Genus Phylloscopus, family Sylviidae: several species, in particular the common and widespread P. trochilus
Example sentences
  • Birds you might expect to see along the walk include long tailed tits, tree creeper, dipper, great spotted woodpecker, king fisher, mallard, nuthatch, willow warbler, wren and mute swans.
  • The birds were everywhere: song and mistle thrush, cuckoo, robin, lark, meadow pipit and song of the willow warbler came loud and clear.
  • Other reported species usually not seen during the British winter included willow warblers, garden warblers, reed warblers, and whitethroats.
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