Definition of warbler in English:
1Any of a number of small insectivorous songbirds that typically have a warbling song:
- ● An Old World bird of the family Sylviidae, which includes the blackcap, whitethroat, and chiffchaff. ● (also wood warbler)North American A New World bird of the family Parulidae. ● Australian /NZ an Australasian bird of the family Acanthizidae.
- Songbirds like warblers, orioles, tanagers, grosbeaks, and sparrows are far from the only birds that display dimorphism.
- While song sparrows and yellow warblers, two of the most common cowbird eggs' hosts, are not deep woods birds, these small songbirds are unable to compete with the wildly proliferating numbers of cowbirds.
- Our target species these past weeks were not raptors, waders, or waterfowl, but were, in fact, songbirds, specifically warblers.
Definition of warbler in:
- US English dictionary
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