19 March, 2013

Sardinian Warbler

Scientific Name: Sylvia melanocephala

Population Estimate: 12.6M - 48.6M

Range / Habitat: Generally non-migratory Mediterranean warbler, extending through the southernmost areas of Europe and just into Asia in Turkey.

Field Notes: Adult male has a grey back, whitish underparts, black head, white throat and red eyes (top photo). Female is mainly brown above and buff below, with a grey head (bottom photo).

 Personal Notes: A nice spot toward the end of our birding trip in Donana National Park, Spain.

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