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Common whitethroat

Sylvia communis


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


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


Spotted on coastal plants.

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Liam 8 years ago
Common Whitethroat
Sylvia communis Common Whitethroat

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Faro, Algarve, Portugal

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

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