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Common whitethroat

Sylvia communis

Description:

Male often perches high, revealing white throat, blue-grey crown, rufous back and wings, and pale underparts with buffish tone on breast. Female drabber.

Habitat:

Favours scrub, heaths, maquis and farmland with hedgerows. Widespread summer visitor.

Notes:

Spotted on coastal plants.

1 species ID suggestions

Liam
Liam 6 years ago
Common Whitethroat
Sylvia communis Common Whitethroat

Faro, Algarve, Portugal

Lat: 37.02, Long: -7.99

Spotted on Jul 7, 2012
Submitted on Jul 22, 2012

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