willow warbler


willow warbler

willow warbler ExamplesWord Origin noun

  1. any of several usually grayish-green leaf warblers, especially Phylloscopus trochilus, of Europe.

Origin of willow warbler First recorded in 1840–50 Examples from the Web for willow warbler Historical Examples of willow warbler

  • The willow-warbler is a rather larger bird with a tinge of yellow in his plumage.

    Birds in Flight

    W. P. Pycraft

  • Three other tantalizing little members of this numerous tribe are the chiff-chaff, willow-warbler, and wood-warbler.

    Birds in Flight

    W. P. Pycraft

  • Ornithologists seem well agreed that the Willow-warbler’s food consists entirely of insects.

    British Birds in their Haunts

    Rev. C. A. Johns

  • British Dictionary definitions for willow warbler willow warbler noun

    1. an Old World warbler, Phylloscopus trochilis, of Eurasian woodlands

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