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Wood Warbler

Seen mainly on migration in spring and autumn.

Photograph by: 
Christchurch Harbour Ornithological Group

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Common Name Wood Warbler
Scientific Name Phylloscopus sibilatrix
Species Group Birds Warblers
Status Scarce
Interest Level
  • 04 - April
  • 05 - May
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A greenish coloured warbler a little larger than the others one commonly sees 

Identification Notes
  • Wood warbler nest in wooded valleys in the hills of west and northern Britain 
  • They are seen in Dorset on their way north to breed in April and May
  • Strangely they are rarely seen on the southerly migration in autumn 
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