Male Greater Whitethroat

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Colouring Brown back, pale pinkish lower, white throat
Voice Harsh and grating
Feeds on Insects and berries
Flight Low, bouncy and jerky
Nesting Bush
Social Solitary
Male Greater Whitethroat
Male Greater Whitethroat
Also Known As ..
Common Whitethroat
Page Last Updated 5/18/2018 1:52:00 AM
Base Information
Sex Male
Age Both
Status Secure
Order Passeriformes
Family Sylviidae
Species Sylvia communis
Category Warblers
StdName Whitethroat
Vital Statistics
Length 14 to 14 cms
Weight 12 to 18 gms
Wingspan 19 to 23 cms
Lifespan 1 to 5 years
Beak Length Short
Beak Width Narrow
Beak Shape General
Tail Length Long
Distribution YCommon RRare VVery Rare NNot Seen
Region EUYEurope
Region NANNorth America
Country USNUnited States


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Bird Id - Bird Identification - Male Greater Whitethroat (Species=Sylvia communis / Standard Name=Whitethroat)