Common chiffchaff

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Common chiffchaff – Phylloscopus collybita – or simply Chiffchaff, is a small migratory Eurasian warbler of Type – insectivore, Family Phylloscopidae and Order Passeriformes. It has a wide summer breeding range across N and Temperate Eurasia, in the winter it migrates to northern Africa, Arabia, SW Asia and N India. In SW Europe it becomes resident. In the AWB Region it is a summer breeder to Turkey, S Caucasus and N Iran. In winter it is found in S Turkey, Iran, the Levant, Arabia and unusually it is found across all the N African states including many parts of the Sahara. In the N Sahel states there are a few small areas where it is resident.

Type - insectivore - 
Summer Habitat - open wooded areas with undergrowth,
Winter Habitat - more varied environment, open scrubland often near water, semi-desert, 

Order:	Passeriformes
Family:	Phylloscopidae
Genus:	Phylloscopus

Species -	Phylloscopus collybita
Common chiffchaff - Species - ebird.org
Common chiffchaff - Species sheet - wikipedia.org
Common chiffchaff - Species - rspb.org.uk
Common chiffchaff - Species - vogelwarte.ch
Common chiffchaff - Sounds & Maps - xeno-canto.org

Additional Material...
Common chiffchaff - Images - google.com
Common chiffchaff - Video - youtube.com, Video - bto.org
Common chiffchaff - Datazone - birdlife.org

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