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.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
VideosSee all 11 videos
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
one very lost bird Locality Veluwezoom National Park, Gelderland Province, Netherlands (Monotypic species)
Daniêl Jimenez 20 June 2012 1 year ago 17 sec 4.5
Carrying nest material Locality Montejo de la Sierra, Madrid, Spain
Juan Sanabria 1 April 2012 1 year 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 2 years ago 27 sec 4.3
Two views of a perching bird Locality Montejo de la Sierra, Madrid, Spain
Juan Sanabria 1 April 2012 1 year ago 27 sec 4.3
PhotosSee all 9 photos
Perched on a branch
Locality Montserrat Mountain Natural Park, Barcelona Province, Catalonia, Spain
Josep Batlle 10 May 2012 1 year ago 4.3
Western Bonelli's Warbler
Locality Banjul, The Gambia
bakkerc 10 February 2013 1 week ago ADDED LAST MONTH 4
Migrant, foraging in an acacia.
Locality Auserd, Western Sahara (Monotypic species)
Fran Trabalon 20 April 2012 1 year ago 3.9
Perched on a branch
Locality Lleida Province, Catalonia, Spain
Josep Batlle 13 April 2013 34 weeks ago 3.8
An adult in the hand.
Locality Segur de Calafell, Tarragona Province, Catalonia, Spain (Monotypic species)
Alberto Soria 20 May 1996 4 years ago 3.5
A bird ringed in a breeding place.
Locality La Bauma, Perafita, Barcelona Province, Catalonia, Spain (Monotypic species)
Arnau Bonan Barfull 3 May 2007 5 weeks ago 3
Male singing. Background, some singing males Ficedula hypoleuca iberiae, Erithacus rubecula, and more distant, Lullula arborea Locality La Hiruela, Madrid, Spain
José Luis Copete 17 June 2012 17 weeks ago 4
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A male singing, common cuckoo background Locality Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
Eric Roualet 23 June 2009 48 weeks ago 0