Spectacled Warbler - Fauvette à lunettes by GiMi53 ()
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Continuing my series about the birds seen earlier this month in Fuerteventura,one of the Canary Islands:
The Spectacled Warbler (Sylvia conspicillata) is a species in the typical warbler genus Sylvia. It breeds in north west Africa, southwest Europe from Iberia to Italy, and then further east on the eastern Mediterranean islands and coastal regions. It is mainly resident in Africa, but other populations migrate to winter in more widely in north and west Africa and Egypt.
It also occurs in some Atlantic islands. The subspecies orbitalis has been proposed for those of the Cape Verde Islands. The presumed subspecies for the Madeira birds, bella is today usually included in this taxon, as are the birds of the Canary Islands, where the species is quite common except on El Hierro and known as zarzalero y ratonero (Álamo Tavio 1975).
La Fauvette à lunettes (Sylvia conspicillata) est une espèce de passereau appartenant à la famille des Sylviidae.
Thank you for your comments on my previous upload :
"White Wagtail - Bergeronnette grise"
Image Comments (12)
PatGoltz () 3:32PM | Fri, 30 March 2012
That's a very pretty and unusual bird (at least for me). And once again, the bird really fits the background. Your various bird series have been outstanding!
MrsRatbag () 7:17PM | Fri, 30 March 2012
Your bird shots are absolutely stunning! This is no exception; fantastic detail and clarity!