Whitethroat, Desert


Name: Whitethroat, Desert

Scientific name: Sylvia minula

Type: Whitethroat

Color: Brown,Grey,White

Habitat: Fields

Size: 14cm

Conservation status:

Rare Winter Visitor


Slightly smaller than Lesser Whitethroat with smaller bill, and paler washed out plumage. Upperparts grey-buff or sandy brown with pale edgings to wing feathers. Buffish grey crown and darkish ear-coverts. (paler than Lesser or Hume's) Underparts clean sandy white with white throat. More active than other whitethroats, frequently flicking tail.

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