0:00 / Willow Warbler (song) male, song. The bill is brown and the legs and feet range in colour from dark brown to flesh-coloured. alarm call. This bird ID video gives useful tips on how to distinguish between Willow Warbler and Chiffchaff. The willow warbler is the most common summer visitor to this country, with more than two million breeding pairs setting up nests for the season. Listen to Willow Warbler on british-birdsongs.uk, which is a comprehensive collection of English bird songs and bird calls. If you are lucky enough to hear its lovely melodious warble, take a moment to appreciate the great distance it has flown to reach the UK and contribute to nature’s orchestra. A - Z. I have a video where you can hear the song. call. The willow warbler (Phylloscopus trochilus) is a medium-sized, slender leaf-warbler between 11 and 12.5 cm long and weighing 7-15 g.The bird is a … Most of this decline has come from the south east of England, whereas Scotland has seen some small increases in willow warbler visitors. Look out for the cheeky woodland fairies when staying in this magical treehouse. The very dark legs seem pretty common. I have seen a couple of Willow Warbler in Japan and looked at photos of others, as well as those from Gambell Alaska. A widespread summer visitor. The head has a brown eyestripe and a pale yellow eyebrow. April – September. Chiffchaffs and willow warblers arriving in the UK are just two … Classified in the UK as an Amber List species under the Birds of Conservation Concern review. When to see. Shop. Their population, especially in southern Britain, has undergone a moderate decline over the past 25 years making them an … Other warblers. The willow warbler is on the Amber UK conservation list due to its 70% decline over the last 25 years. Search. Favorites. The wood warbler is a small warbler of oak woodland in the north and west of the UK, particularly upland areas. These are presumably yakutensis as they are from the eastern part of of the range. It sings from high up in the canopy, but builds its nest in low scrub, or even on the ground in hollows. Willow Warbler: Small leaf warbler with green-brown upperparts and buff to yellow-white underparts that become less yellow as the summer progresses. Nesting, behaviour and habitat of the willow warbler. However, vagrant birds to Japan and Alaska certainly do often have green and yellow tones in the plumage. The closest I could find is a Willow Warbler but I’m really not sure. Willow Warblers are widespread and can be seen across most of the UK. It was on small trees and hedges on a farm near Stamford, Lincolnshire. Willow Warbler. Like other warblers, wood warblers are insectivorous. Don’t be fooled by a willow warbler’s small and delicate appearance – this bird migrates here all the way from South Africa every spring. Distribution. Home. Stefan Berndtsson Phylloscopus trochilus. Willow Warbler is the perfect option for those travelling with younger children as it has an inside bath with the shower outside. Facts. The Nature’s Calendar project tracks the effects of weather and climate change on wildlife across the UK – its records date all the way back to 1736! App. Shop. song. With private views of both the woodland and parkland and surrounded by Beech and Sycamore trees it’s a pretty special spot. Tell us when you see chiffchaff and willow warbler.