Greenish Warbler

Phylloscopus trochiloides

(P. t. nitidus)

Armenian Name: Դեղնափոր գեղգեղիկ
Greenish Warbler

See Plate 49 for Greenish Warbler and other similar species

Resident Status: Breeding bird
Abundance: Uncommon
Length:10 cm, Wing Span:16-20 cm
Distribution Map: Map 279.
Description: Small warbler with pinkish-brown legs. Olive-green above; mostly pale yellow below. Broad yellow supercilium extends to nape. 1-2 yellowish wingbars.
Similar Species: Wood and Willow Warblers.
Behavior: Constantly active. Forages in mid- to upper levels of trees.
Habitat: Woodland, scrub.
Food: Invertebrates.
Nest: Ball of dry plants on ground.
Eggs: 15 mm, 3-7, white.