Chiffchaff

(Phylloscopus collybita)

Alert Status: Green
Identifying Features: Brownish green in colour with a dark eye stripe.
Average Length: 10 - 11 cm
Average Lifespan: 2 years
Average Wingspan: 15 - 21 cm
Beak type: Insects

Feeding:
Natural: Insects, such as midges and other flies, and caterpillars and moths
How to feed: Ground feeders & bird tables
What to feed: Mixed seeds

Nesting: Domed in shape, on the ground or very close to it. Constructed with dead vegetation (stems & leaves) with a feather lining
Where to see: Most of UK apart from Highlands of Scotland. Lowland, woodlands, parks & large gardens

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