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Species Details

Common Name Chiffchaff
Scientific Name Phylloscopus collybita
Species Group Birds Warblers
Status Common
Interest Level
2
Visabile
  • 03 - March
  • 04 - April
  • 05 - May
  • 06 - June
  • 07 - July
  • 08 - August
  • 09 - September
  • 10 - October
  • 11 - November
  • 12 - December
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The unmistakable continuous chiff-chaff song

Identification Notes
  • Hard to distinguish from the willow warbler other than by song
  • Prefers more dense woodland than the willow warbler
  • A summer visitor but also seen in winter with migrant birds arriving here from northern Europe
Primary Habitat
Preferred Environment
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