WILLOW WARBLER

 

Phylloscopus trochilus

A: Hofsanger

 

A common summer visitor from Europe. Small size, and distinct white eyebrow stripe are unique. Song is a very soft, descending melodious warble. Generally inhabits moist environs, but may also be found in thornveld and various other dry woodland. Occurs in chiefly two colour forms – a yellow from, and a brown form.