Gallery - Warblers-(leaf)-Phylloscopos
This rather smart wabler prefers mature woodland with little undergrowth. It feeds on insects and nests on the ground.
A summer visitor to woods and copses over most of Europe. Feeds on insects which it finds in trees and bushes and sometimes catches in flight. Nests in vegetation on or near the ground.
The Willow Wabler has been classified as a Amber list species-medium conservation concern.
Summer migrant from central and southern Africa.It feeds on insects,spiders and berries.Nests in vegetation on the ground.
This summer migrant is often difficult to observe among the leaves of trees and bushes. It is constantly on the move as it feeds from ground level to the canopy of tall trees.
On average 44 a year have been seen in Britian, but doesn`t breed in the UK. On migration it will feed in whatever cover is available-usualy near the coast. Its native habitat is the forests in Asia, often at high altitudes including the foothills of the Himalayas.
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