Common Chiffchaff

Phylloscopus collybita - Pouillot véloce

Pouillot véloce
♂ adult
Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Phylloscopidés

  • Genus
    :

    Phylloscopus

  • Species
    :

    collybita

Descriptor

Vieillot, 1817

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 12 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 6 à 9 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Common Chiffchaff (Phylloscopus collybita) is a species of bird in the Phylloscopidae family.

Subspecific information 6 Subspecies

  • Phylloscopus collybita abietinus (Scandinavia and nw Russia to the Black Sea and n Iran)
  • Phylloscopus collybita collybita (w, c and se Europe)
  • Phylloscopus collybita brevirostris (nw and n Turkey)
  • Phylloscopus collybita caucasicus (Caucasus to n Iran)
  • Phylloscopus collybita menzbieri (ne Iran and Turkmenistan)
  • Phylloscopus collybita tristis (e Russia and n Kazakhstan to s Siberia and n Mongolia)

Foreign names

  • Pouillot véloce,
  • Mosquitero común,
  • Felosinha,
  • Zilpzalp,
  • Csilcsapfüzike,
  • Tjiftjaf,
  • Luì piccolo,
  • Gransångare,
  • Gransanger,
  • kolibiarik čipčavý,
  • budníček menší,
  • Gransanger,
  • tiltaltti,
  • mosquiter comú,
  • Gransöngvari,
  • pierwiosnek,
  • čuņčiņš,
  • vrbji kovaček,
  • Пеночка-теньковка,
  • チフチャフ,
  • 叽喳柳莺,
  • 嘰喳柳鶯,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Boreal, Temperate, Subtropical/Tropical Mangrove Vegetation Above High Tide Level, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane ; Savanna : Dry ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Mediterranean-type Shrubby Vegetation ; Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls), Shrub Dominated Wetlands, Seasonal/Intermittent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha), Freshwater Springs and Oases ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Rural Gardens

Geographic range

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