Old World warbler

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Noun1.Old World warbler - small active brownish or greyish Old World birdsOld World warbler - small active brownish or greyish Old World birds
family Sylviidae, Sylviidae - in some classifications considered a subfamily (Sylviinae) of the family Muscicapidae: Old World (true) warblers; American kinglets and gnatcatchers
warbler - a small active songbird
Silvia atricapilla, blackcap - small brownish-grey warbler with a black crown
Phylloscopus sibilatrix, wood warbler - European woodland warbler with dull yellow plumage
Acrocephalus schoenobaenus, sedge bird, sedge warbler, sedge wren, reedbird - small European warbler that breeds among reeds and wedges and winters in Africa
wren warbler - small Asiatic and African bird; constructs nests like those of tailorbirds
Orthotomus sutorius, tailorbird - tropical Asian warbler that stitches leaves together to form and conceal its nest
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Over the past 60-odd years they have now started to nest and breed here and the Lancashire Bird Atlas tells me that they have overtaken garden warblers as our most common Old World Warbler in the North West.
Googling a runner Marsh Warbler 1.30 Cheltenham The Marsh Warbler is an Old World warbler currently classified in the family Acrocephalidae.
Its dark eyestripe, bright supercilium and dark edged crown made it look more like a red-eyed vireo than an old world warbler, but it was a stunning sight.