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 Old World warbler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Old World Warblers, family Sylviidae, are a group of more than 280 small insectivorous passerine bird species.
The largely southern warbler family Cisticolidae is traditionally often included in the Sylviidae.
The American Wood warblers, Parulidae, and the Australian warblers, Acanthizidae, are unrelated to the Sylviidae.
www.sciencedaily.com /encyclopedia/old_world_warbler   (196 words)

 Encyclopedia: Old World warbler
World map showing location of Asia A satellite composite image of Asia Asia is the central and eastern part of the continent of Eurasia, defined by subtracting the European peninsula from Eurasia.
Tree warblers are medium-sized birds belonging to the genus Hippolais of the Old World warbler family Sylviidae.
The typical warblers are small insectivorous birds belonging to the genus Sylvia of the Old World warbler family Sylviidae.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Old-World-warbler   (720 words)

 Bird Families of the World   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Nearly half the species are brood parasites (54 in the Old World, 3 in the New World), and brood parasitism evolved twice in the Old World Cuculinae and once in the New World Neomorphinae cuckoos.
Temperate to tropical in Old World, subtropical and tropical in New World.
Old World buntings and New World sparrows Emberizinae, and the cardinals and New World buntings Cardinalinae.
www.ummz.lsa.umich.edu /birds/Bird_Families_of_the_World.html   (11475 words)

 Greenish Warbler - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Greenish Warbler, Phylloscopus trochiloides, is a widespread leaf warbler throughout its breeding range in northeast Europe and northern Asia.
Like most Old World warblers, this small passerine is insectivorous.
This warbler is strongly migratory and winters in India.
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 Olive Warbler
The Olive Warbler (left) is a small passerine that is primarily resident in pine-oak forests of mountains from southeastern Arizona to Nicaragua.
It acts like a New World warbler — and is usually considered a New World warbler [Parulidae] — but the DNA evidence shows it to be of a distinct lineage.
It now appears that the Olive Warbler is a relict of a New World expansion of the accentors, left behind after the last Ice Age, just as the Wrentit Chamaea fasciata is a relict babbler, the only one in the New World.
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 WARBLER - Definition
They are allied to the Old World warblers, but most of them are not particularly musical.
Note: The American warblers are often divided, according to their habits, into bush warblers, creeping warblers, fly-catching warblers, ground warblers, wood warblers, wormeating warblers, etc.
Among the most common wood warblers in the Eastern States are the yellowbird, or yellow warbler (see under {Yellow}), the fl-throated green warbler ({Dendroica virens}), the yellow-rumped warbler ({D.
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 AllRefer.com - warbler (Vertebrate Zoology) - Encyclopedia
Most are arboreal insect catchers; some, e.g., the fl-and-white, the yellow-throated, and the pine warblers, crawl on trees like nuthatches and are sometimes called creepers, e.g., the honey creeper of tropical America.
Most warblers build open, cup-shaped nests at moderate heights; they are favored victims of the parasitic cowbird.
Warblers are classified in the phylum Chordata, subphylum Vertebrata, class Aves, order Passeriformes, families Parulidae and Sylviidae.
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 New World warbler - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This article refers to the New World wood warbler family of birds, the Parulidae.
The wood warblers or New World warblers are a group of small often colourful passerine birds restricted to the New World.
They are not related to the Old World warblers (Sylvidae) or the Australian warblers.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/New_World_warbler   (131 words)

 Old World warbler -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The largely southern warbler family (Click link for more info and facts about Cisticolidae) Cisticolidae is traditionally often included in the Sylviidae.
The (Small birds resembling warblers but having some of the habits of titmice) Kinglets, genus Regulus, family Regulidae, are also frequently placed in this family.
The American (European woodland warbler with dull yellow plumage) Wood warblers, Parulidae, and the (Click link for more info and facts about Australian warbler) Australian warblers, Acanthizidae, are unrelated to the Sylviidae.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/O/Ol/Old_World_warbler.htm   (302 words)

 Dictionary of Animals - warbler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Old World warblers are in the family Sylviidae, while the New World warblers are members of the Parulidae.
American or wood warblers (family Parulidae) are small, insect-eating birds, often brightly coloured, such as the yellow warbler, prothonatory warbler, and dozens of others.
Old World warblers (family Sylviidae) are typically slim and dull-plumaged above, lighter below, insectivorous, and fruit-eating, overwhelmingly represented in Eurasia and Africa.
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 Typical warbler : Silvia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Typical Warblersimageto followScientific classificationKingdom: AnimaliaPhylum:ChordataClass:AvesOrder:PasseriformesFamily:SylviidaeGenus:SilviaSpeciessee species listThe typical warblers are small insectivorous birds belonging to the genus Silvia of the Old World warbler family Sylviidae.
The typical warblers are small insectivorous birds belonging to the genus Silvia of the Old World warbler family Sylviidae.
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 Black-throated Gray Warbler
Warblers as a family are primarily green, but many are patterned with fl, white, yellow, and sometimes red or blue - truly the "butterflies of the bird world." Their bills are slender and sharp pointed.
American wood warblers differ from many similar families (kinglets which are in the Old World warbler family, and vireos) by having only nine primary flight feathers instead of ten (Pettingill, 1970, page 173).
The diagnostic song of Townsend's Warbler is a buzzy: "dzeer dzeer dzeer," followed by a sibilant "see-see." The buzzy, single-syllable notes at the beginning of the song are different from the remaining two warblers.
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 Bird families   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Lacrimal with a superciliary plate (absent in Perninae kites and Aegypiinae Old World vultures).
Nearly half the species are brood parasites (50 in Old World, 3 in New World), and brood parasitism evolved independently in Old World (some species of Cuculinae) and New World (Neomorphinae) cuckoos.
Passerida, Passeroidea: finches and New World nine-primaried oscines
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 Cisticola   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Cisticolas are very small insectivorous birds formerly classified in the Old World warbler family Sylviidae, but now usually considered to be in the family Cisticolidae, along with other southern warbler genera.
They are widespread through the tropical and sub-tropical regions of the Old World including Australia.
The Zitting Cisticola (or Fan-tailed Warbler) is widespread throughout the tropics and even breeds in southern Europe.
www.yotor.com /wiki/en/ci/Cisticola.htm   (233 words)

 Family List 6th ed
Stability had been a goal when I began this project in 1999 [see my old essay on "choosing a family listing"], but since this is my 6th edition in 6 years, it is obvious that we are in an exciting time of rapid change in taxonomic ideas and evidence.
The purpose of this list of Bird Families of the World is as an aid to world birders who desire to maximize their study of avian diversity by observing examples of as many bird families as possible or reasonable within the time and money available for travel.
For example, they lumped together the New World warblers, tanagers, sparrows, icterids, flowerpiercers, Hawaiian honeycreepers, and others into a single family [Fringillidae] composed of 3 sub-families, 9 tribes, and 993 species, just because there preliminary statistics on the melting curves shown in their DNA-DNA hybridization studies were too low for their chosen "family" level.
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 Blackcap   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Blackcap, Sylvia atricapilla, is a common and widespread Old World warbler which breeds throughout northern and temperate Europe.
This is a robust warbler, mainly grey in plumage.
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 Kirtland's Warbler :  Land Management
The warblers prefer to nest in forests that are about 80 acres (roughly 60 football fields) or larger with numerous small, grassy openings.
Although Kirtland's warblers stop using a jack pine forest when the trees are about 20 years old, forest managers wait until the jack pine trees are 50 years old before they are cut down.
Restoring the Kirtland's warbler to the point where it is no longer in danger of extinction is required by the Act.
www.fws.gov /midwest/endangered/birds/Kirtland/kiwamgmt.html   (1848 words)

 Wood warbler | TutorGig.co.uk Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
For The Americas America n wood warblers, see New World warbler.
The three families concerned are Old World warbler s, families Sylviidae and Cisticolidae New World warbler s, family Parulidae Australian warbler s, family Acanthizidae.
A Field Guide to Warblers of North America (The Peterson Field Guide S..
www.tutorgig.co.uk /encyclopedia/sencyclo.jsp?keywords=Wood+warbler   (494 words)

 warbler on Encyclopedia.com
name applied in the New World to members of the wood warbler family (Parulidae) and in the Old World to a large family (Sylviidae) of small, drab, active songsters, including the hedge sparrow, the kinglet, and the tailorbird of SE Asia, Orthotomus sutorius, named for its habit of sewing leaves together to make its nest.
A Prothonotary warbler lays trapped, surrounded by fine netting which keeps the bird immobile prior to retrieval by banding personnel inside the Great Dismal Swamp Wildlife Refuge in Suffolk, Virginia
Effects of nest predation and brood parasitism on population viability of Wilson's Warblers in coastal California.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/w1/warbler.asp   (610 words)

 Old World warblers
That confusion now extends to the entire concept of an "Old World Warbler" family called "Sylviidae." Traditionally, the Old World Warblers have been considered a huge assemblage of about 400 species, making them nearly the largest family in the world, just behind the Tyrant Flycatchers of the New World (~425 species).
Then Dickinson (2003) divides Old World Warblers into four subfamilies, and among them are the 23 species of Sylvia and Parisoma that seem very likely to become babblers.
The vast majority of this slimmed-down version of Old World Warblers are in two Dickinson (2003) subfamilies: Acrocephalinae (110 species) and Phylloscopinae (91 species).
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 Rodrigues Warbler - acrocephalus rodericanus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Endangered Rodrigues Warbler Acrocepbalus rodericanus is endemic to the Indian Ocean island of Rodrigues.
A juvenile Rodrigues Warbler observed being fed by an adult in woodland at St Gabriel (central Rodrigues), on 30 April 1999, was estimated to be fewer than five days out of the nest.
It is possible that in some years the breeding season may be extended or breeding may occur more than once per annum, eg a pair of warblers nested twice in the 1974-75 season and two broods is perhaps the norm [1].
www.birds.mu /Endemic/Rodrigues_Warbler.htm   (701 words)

 whitethroat --  Encyclopædia Britannica
It is 14 cm (5 inches) long, with red-brown wing patches and longish white-edged tail; the male is gray-capped and white-throated.
Warblers are small, active insect eaters found in gardens, woodlands, and marshes.
A compass sense has been demonstrated in birds; that is, they are able to fly in a particular constant direction, regardless of the position of the release point with respect to the bird's home area.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9076865?tocId=9076865   (378 words)

 gnatcatcher --  Encyclopædia Britannica
Cuckoos are well known for their habit of brood parasitism, which consists of laying the eggs singly in the nests of certain other bird species to be incubated by the foster parents, which then rear the young cuckoo.
songbird family that traditionally included the Old World flycatchers and monarch flycatchers (sometimes also the whistlers and fantails) but now is often broadened to include the thrushes, Old World warblers, babblers, and several smaller groups, in addition to the flycatchers.
In the bird world, only the hummingbirds are smaller than the kinglets and gnatcatchers.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9037114?tocId=9037114   (440 words)

 Old World warbler
Old World Warblers, family Sylviidae are a group of small insectivorous passerine birds.
They mainly occur, as the name implies, in Europe, Asia and Africa.
The text of this article is licensed under the GFDL.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/sy/Sylviidae.html   (67 words)

 wren-warbler --  Encyclopædia Britannica
any of a number of Old World warblers, family Sylviidae (order Passeriformes), that are wrenlike in carrying their tails cocked up.
A tailorbird makes a series of holes with its long slender bill and then draws plant fibre, insect silk, or even stolen household thread through the holes to form separate loops, which are knotted on the outer...
Prinias are sometimes called longtail warblers or wren-warblers, from their long, graduated tails, which are carried, wrenlike, cocked up.
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 Species Profile for Nightingale reed warbler (old world warbler)
Federal Register documents that apply to the Nightingale reed warbler (old world warbler).
Petitions received on the Nightingale reed warbler (old world warbler).
USFWS Refuges on which the Nightingale reed warbler (old world warbler) is reported.
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 Lesser Whitethroat
The Lesser Whitethroat, Sylvia curruca, is a common and widespread Old World warbler which breeds in temperate Europe, except the southwest and inwestern and central Asia.
This is a small warbler with a grey back, whitish underparts, a grey head with a darker "bandit mask" through the eyes and a white throat.
Because warblers depend on song for breeding recognition, the change in this important signal would be enough in itself to ensure genetic isolation.
www.news-server.org /l/le/lesser_whitethroat.html   (368 words)

 WARBLER - Online Information article about WARBLER
foreign forms of aquatic warblers are far too numerous to be here mentioned.
The Australian genus Malurus, to which belong the birds known as " superb warblers," not inaptly so named, since in beauty they surpass any others of their presumed allies, is now placed in with the Old World fly-catchers in the family Musicapidae.
They possess but nine instead of ten primaries, and are peculiar to the New World.
encyclopedia.jrank.org /VIR_WAT/WARBLER.html   (1635 words)

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