20 March, 2013

Subalpine Warbler

Scientific Name: Sylvia cantillans

Population Estimate: 4.5M - 12.8M

Range / Habitat: Migratory bird that breeds in the southernmost areas of Europe and northwest Africa. Winters along the southern edge of the Sahara.

Field Notes: Adult male with grey back and head, brick-red underparts, and white malar streaks. Female is mainly brown above, with a greyer head, and whitish below with a pink flush.

Personal Notes: Seen in Donana National Park, Spain

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