Icterine Warbler

Hippolais icterina

Armenian Name: Կանաչ մորեհավ
Icterine Warbler

See Plate 49 for Icterine Warbler and other similar species

Resident Status: Casual
Length:13.5 cm, Wing Span:20.5-24 cm
Distribution Map: Map 274.
Description: Yellowish warbler with flat forehead, long broad-based bill, and long primary extension. Dull green, though often much grayer and whiter in fall, with pale wing patch. Blue-gray legs; plain pale face.
Similar Species: Olivaceous Warbler, Upcher’s Warbler, Willow Warbler, Wood Warbler.
Behavior: Often feeds high in foliage.
Habitat: Poplar and willow trees, Sea Buckthorn thickets.
Food: Invertebrates.