Greenish warbler – (Phylloscopus trochiloides)

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The greenish warbler (Phylloscopus trochiloides) is a widespread leaf warbler with a breeding range in northeastern Europe, and temperate to subtropical continental Asia. This warbler is strongly migratory and winters in India.

  • Eastern group: greenish warblers
    • Phylloscopus trochiloides trochiloides: greenish warbler
      • Southern rim of the Himalaya eastwards from Nepal into W China.
      • Dusky greyish green above, often traces of second wing bar.
    • Phylloscopus trochiloides obscuratus: dull-green warbler
      • Intermediate between trochiloides and two-barred warbler.
      • Gansu and surroundings, China.
  • Western group: green warblers
    • Phylloscopus trochiloides viridanus: western greenish warbler
      • Breeds Western Siberia to north-east Europe; at east of range south to NW India.
      • Dull green above, with yellowish supercilium, throat, breast and faint wing bar.

Few observations in the Danube Delta.

photo: Mihai BACIU


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