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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Phylogeny and classification of the avian superfamily Sylvioidea. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 38:381--397.
(2003) placed Pholidornis in the Sylvioidea, close to Cisticolidae.