Arctic warbler

The nest is on the ground in a low shrub. Like most Old World warblers, this small passerine is insectivorous.

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The Arctic warbler is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

The Arctic Warbler, Phylloscopus borealis, is a widespread leaf warbler in birch or mixed birch forest near water throughout its breeding range in Fennoscandia and northern Asia. It has established a foothold in North America, breeding in Alaska. The nest is on the ground in a low shrub. Like most Old World warblers, this small passerine is insectivorous. This warbler is strongly migratory; the entire population winters in southeast Asia. More

Arctic Warbler: Winters in Asia and migrates to western and northern Alaska in summer. Preferred habitats include birch woods, willow thickets, mixed coniferous-deciduous open forests, and grassy tundra. Listen to Call Voice Text " zick-zick-zick", "dzik" Interesting Facts * The Arctic Warbler was first described in 1858 by Johann Heinrich Blasius, a German zoologist. More

Arctic Warbler (Phylloscopus borealis) at Kilauea Point NWR, Kaua'i - The first record for Hawaii. - - At approximately 1745 on 13th February 2000 whilst watching seabirds at Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge I noticed a small bird fly low across the path opposite the refuge visitor center. More

The Arctic Warbler is the only member of the large group of drab Old World warblers that has established a foothold in North America. It breeds in the subarctic forests across Eurasia and into western and central Alaska. More

Arctic WarblerPhylloscopus borealis Order PASSERIFORMES – Family SYLVIIDAE Issue No. 590 – Revised: November 4, 2008 Authors: Lowther, Peter E. Revisors: Lowther, Peter E., and Susan Sharbaugh * Articles * Multimedia * References Courtesy Preview This Introductory article that you are viewing is a courtesy preview of the full life history account of this species. More

TAXON: Arctic Warbler, Phylloscopus borealis kennicotti Justification: The Alaska subspecies of Arctic Warbler is the second highest ranking bird for early detection of the Asian H5N1 virus in North America. It overwinters in the epicenter of Asian H5N1 outbreaks in southeast Asia and Indonesia, where it is abundant in shrub and forest habitats around farms and homes. More

Arctic Warbler determination Similar species Sylviidae Aquatic Warbler | Arctic Warbler | Barred Warbler | Blackcap | Blyths Reed Warbler | Bonellis Warbler | Booted Warbler | Cettis Warbler | Chiffchaff | Dartford Warbler | Desert Warbler | Dusky Warbler | Eastern Bonellis Warbler | Eastern Crowned Leaf-Warbler | Fan-Tailed Warbler | Garden Warbler | More

A small bird, the Arctic Warbler is relatively large-headed and long-winged, with long first feathers on their wings (primary projections). Distinctive long, pale-yellow eyebrows extend beyond the eyes and curve upward. They also are distinguished from other similar-looking birds (Orange-crowned and Tennessee Warblers) by their straw-colored legs and feet. Their olive tail is short and square. Sides, flanks, upperparts and wings are olive to olive-brown, and offset by the whitish-yellow breast and belly. More

Arctic Warbler: Song is a long, loud series of toneless, buzzing notes. Call is a buzzing "dzik." Similar Species Arctic Warbler: Dusky Warbler has dark brown upperparts, smaller bill, brown legs, dull white underparts, and lacks wing-bars. . Home | Search | Browser | Expert | Forum | Store | My Whatbird | Help | Site Map © 2002 - 2007 All rights reserved. More

Yet another Arctic Warbler was on offer, this time at Quarff. More

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Order : Passeriformes
Family : Sylviidae
Genus : Phylloscopus
Species : borealis
Authority : (Blasius, 1858)