chiffchaff

(redirected from Common Chiffchaff)
Also found in: Encyclopedia.
Related to Common Chiffchaff: Phylloscopus brehmii

chiff·chaff

 (chĭf′chăf′)
n.
A small warbler (Phylloscopus collybita) of Eurasia and Africa, having yellowish-green plumage.

[Imitative of its song.]

chiffchaff

(ˈtʃɪfˌtʃæf)
n
(Animals) a common European warbler, Phylloscopus collybita, with a yellowish-brown plumage
[C18: imitative of its call]

chiff•chaff

(ˈtʃɪfˌtʃæf, -ˌtʃɑf)

n.
a greenish brown Old World warbler, Phylloscopus collybita.
[1770–80; imitative; compare German Zilpzalp chiffchaff]
Translations
ZilpzalpLaubsänger
tiltaltti
tjiftjaf
gransångare

chiffchaff

[ˈtʃɪftʃæf] Nmosquitero m común
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Barry, from Maghull, entered his picture of a common chiffchaff for the Wilko Wild Bird Calendar competition.
In particular, Blackcaps (Sylvia atricapilla), Song Thrush (Turdus philomelos), Lesser Whitethroat (Sylvia curruca) and Common Chiffchaff (Phylloscopus collybita).
curruca) Common chiffchaff 1/1,104 (0.1) 2 (Phylloscopus collybita) Great reed warbler 3/30 (10.0) 2.7 (Acrocephalus arundinaceus) Savi's warbler 2/20 (10.0) 1 (Locustella luscinioides) Cetti's warbler 3/187 (1.6) 1 (Cettia cetti) Eurasian blue tit 1/10 (10.0) 1 (Cyanistes caeruleus) Red-backed shrike 1/193 (0.5) 1 (Lanius collurio) Total 65/9,117 (0.7) Bird (species) Tick characteristic ([dagger]) Species Age, no.

Full browser ?