Definition of fan-tailed warbler in English:

fan-tailed warbler

Line breaks: fan-tailed warb|ler
(also fantail warbler)


A small Old World warbler with streaked plumage and a stubby boldly marked tail.
More example sentences
  • Fan-tailed Warblers were constantly vocal in the scrub behind the beach and Serins and Sardinian Warblers were common throughout the resort.
  • In the farmland, you should also get Fan-tailed Warblers also known - much more memorably - as the Zitting Cisticola. Listen out for its ‘zit.’

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day oleaginous
Pronunciation: ˌōlēˈajənəs
rich in, covered with, or producing oil; oily