Whitethroat, Lesser


Name: Whitethroat, Lesser

Scientific name: Sylvia curruca

Type: Whitethroat

Color: Brown,Grey,White

Habitat: Fields

Size: 15.5cm

Conservation status:

Passage Migrant and Winter Visitor


A small to medium sized warbler. Genearally grey-brown above with browner wings, medium -grey crown and darker ear coverts, which often vary in prominence. Has a white throat with a contrasting dusky-washed breast. Differs from Common Whitethroat in abcense of rusty fringes to wing feathers. It has dark ear-coverts and dark legs. Ist year birds often show indistinct whitish supercilium.

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