Adult Melodious Warbler (Hipploais polyglotta) at Patones, Spain - June 2015
Local Name (Spain): Zarcero común ("Common Warbler")
The Melodious Warbler is a species of Warbler that Summers in Western Europe - it is the equivalent of the Eastern European Icterine Warbler - both species are primarily insectivorous and have a yellow chest with brown upper-parts. We saw a number of individuals of this species in the valley above Patones near Madrid, though they were fairly flighty, only emerging from bushes briefly and at a distance.
Subspecies: None - monotypic
- Sighting Locations -
SPAIN - Locally common Summer migrant- MADRID 2015 TRIP: Common at Patones
Further Notes: RSPB, Wikipedia, BirdGuides, BirdForum Opus, Arkive, IUCN Red List