chiffchaff

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chiff·chaff

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

[Imitative of its song.]
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chiffchaff

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

(ˈtʃɪfˌtʃæf, -ˌtʃɑf)

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

chiffchaff

[ˈtʃɪftʃæf] Nmosquitero m común
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SHARP-EARED birder Robin Sandham found North Wales' first Iberian Chiffchaff while cycling through forestry near Penmachno last week.
Julian Hughes from the Welsh Ornithological Society, said an Iberian chiffchaff, usually found only in Spain and Portugal, sang in Gwent's Wentwood Forest for five weeks from the middle of May.