Sardinian Warbler

Sylvia melanocephala - Fauvette mélanocéphale

Fauvette mélanocéphale
♂ adult breeding
Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Sylviidés

  • Genus
    :

    Sylvia

  • Species
    :

    melanocephala

Descriptor

Gmelin, JF, 1789

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 13 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 10 à 16 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Sardinian Warbler (Sylvia melanocephala) is a species of bird in the Sylviidae family.

Subspecific information 5 Subspecies

  • Sylvia melanocephala melanocephala (s Europe to w Turkey, nw Africa)
  • Sylvia melanocephala leucogastra (Canary Is.)
  • Sylvia melanocephala valverdei (s Morocco and Western Sahara)
  • Sylvia melanocephala momus (ne Egypt to extreme sc Turkey)
  • Sylvia melanocephala norrisae (Faiyum. nc Egypt.)

Foreign names

  • Fauvette mélanocéphale,
  • Curruca cabecinegra,
  • Toutinegra-dos-valados,
  • Samtkopf-Grasmücke,
  • Kucsmás poszáta,
  • Kleine Zwartkop,
  • Occhiocotto,
  • Sammetshätta,
  • Svarthodesanger,
  • penica sivá,
  • pěnice bělohrdlá,
  • Sorthovedet Sanger,
  • samettipääkerttu,
  • tallarol capnegre,
  • Hjálmsöngvari,
  • pokrzewka aksamitna,
  • Vidusjūras ķauķis,
  • žametna penica,
  • Средиземноморская славка,
  • クロガシラハッコウチョウ,
  • 黑头林莺,
  • 黑頭林鶯,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Shrubland : Mediterranean-type Shrubby Vegetation ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Plantations, Rural Gardens

Geographic range

Illustration

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