Definition of Cetti's warbler in English:

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Cetti's warbler

Pronunciation: /ˈtʃɛtɪz/

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noun

A chestnut-brown Eurasian warbler with a strikingly loud and abrupt song.
  • Cettia cetti, family Sylviidae
Example sentences
  • Among consolations north of the county border are a thriving colony of Cetti's warblers in Broadland - the only other resident British warbler.
  • The Yare Valley colony of Cetti's warblers, centred on the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds' Strumpshaw and Surlingham reserves, attracts much interest.
  • The lake is the haunt of kingfishers, otters and even rarer wildlife, such as Cetti's warblers and water rails.

Origin

Late 19th century: named after Francesco Cetti, 18th-century Italian ornithologist.

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