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Yellow-browed Warbler

Phylloscopus inornatus

Order

PASSERIFORMES

Family

Old World Warblers (Sylviidae)

BTO 2

YB

BTO 5

YEBWA

Euring 5

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CONSERVATION STATUS

UK Conservation Status


Not Assessed

European Conservation Status


Conservation Description


In the UK, Isle of Man, and Ireland, the Yellow-browed Warbler is a rare but regular migrant. The conservation status for this species is "not assessed' in the UK because it only occurs as a rare migrant, and is not globally threatened.

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Yellow-browed Warbler: Very small, active bird. Grey-olive above, tail dark grey with yellow-green edging. Olive-grey crown with long, pale yellow eyebrows, black line through eye, white crescent below, and grey on cheek. Pale grey below. Wings dark grey and yellow-green with two white wing bars.


Range and Habitat

Yellow-browed Warbler: Scarce passage visitor to Britain. Birds breed in arctic Russia and then head south. They are most likely to be seen on autumn passage near east and south coasts of Britain, though records in Ireland exist. Can be found in the canopies of open forest and woodlands.

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SONGS AND CALLS

Voice Text

"tsee-oo-tsee-oo-eep-tsee-eep", "tswe-eeet"

INTERESTING FACTS

  • The Yellow-browed Warbler is also called the Inornate Warbler.
  • This tiny warbler is prone to vagrancy as far as western Europe, despite a 3,000 km distance from its breeding grounds. For example, this species occurs in late autumn in Great Britain regularly enough that it is not classified as rare there.
  • A group of warblers has many collective nouns, including a "bouquet", "confusion", "fall", and "wrench" of warblers.

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