Definition of wood warbler in English:

wood warbler

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noun

  • 1A migratory European leaf warbler found in woodland, with plaintive calls and a trilling song.
    • Phylloscopus sibilatrix, family Sylviidae
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    • 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 family Parulidae.
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    • 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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