Western Bonelli's Warbler (Phylloscopus bonelli) - HBW 11, p. 652
French: Pouillot de Bonelli
Spanish: Mosquitero Papialbo
Other common names: Bonelli’s Warbler (when treated as conspecific with P. orientalis)
Taxonomy: Sylvia Bonelli Vieillot, 1819, “Piémont”.
Was until recently treated as conspecific with P. orientalis, but the two differ in vocalizations (primarily in calls) and also exhibit small differences in mitochondrial DNA. Occasional hybridization with P. sibilatrix recorded. Monotypic.
Distribution: Breeds in SW & C Europe from Spain and N Portugal E to Austria, Slovenia and Italy, and in NW Africa from N Morocco E to NW Tunisia; non-breeding in W African Sahel zone from S Mauritania and Senegal E to N Nigeria, N Cameroon and W Chad.
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VideosSee all 11 videos
one very lost bird Locality Veluwezoom National Park, Gelderland Province, Netherlands (Monotypic species)
Daniêl Jimenez 20 June 2012 39 weeks ago 17 sec 4.7
A male singing in a shrub Locality Forêt de Fontainebleau, France (Monotypic species)
Julien Rochefort 26 April 2007 6 years ago 36 sec 4.7
Carrying nest material Locality Montejo de la Sierra, Madrid, Spain
Juan Sanabria 1 April 2012 29 weeks ago 42 sec 4.4
A male singing and preening in a shrub Locality Forêt de Fontainebleau, France (Monotypic species)
Julien Rochefort 26 April 2007 6 years ago 19 sec 4.3
A bird in a tree Locality Lleida Province, Catalonia, Spain
Juan Sanabria 1 April 2011 1 year ago 27 sec 4.3
Two views of a perching bird Locality Montejo de la Sierra, Madrid, Spain
Juan Sanabria 1 April 2012 29 weeks ago 27 sec 4.3
Perched on a branch
Locality Montserrat Mountain Natural Park, Barcelona Province, Catalonia, Spain
Josep Batlle 10 May 2012 1 year ago 4.3
Migrant, foraging in an acacia.
Locality Auserd, Western Sahara (Monotypic species)
Fran Trabalon 20 April 2012 1 year ago 4.2
Perched on a branch
Locality Lleida Province, Catalonia, Spain
Josep Batlle 13 April 2013 5 weeks ago 3.6
An adult in the hand.
Locality Segur de Calafell, Tarragona Province, Catalonia, Spain (Monotypic species)
Alberto Soria 20 May 1996 3 years ago 3.5
Phylloscopus bonelli, Western bonelli's warbler, on a pine tree, ready to taste a caterpillar.
Locality Ávila, Castile and Leon, Spain
juan 21 June 2008 4 years ago 3