Alert Status: Green - 63% decline
Identifying Features: Medium-sized warbler, similar size to a great tit. The male has a grey head, a white throat and a brown back, and is buff underneath.
Average Length: 14 cm
Average Lifespan: 2 years
Average Wingspan: 18-23 cm
Beak type: Insects
Natural: Insects, especially beetles, caterpillars and berries
How to feed:
What to feed: Occasionally whitethroats will visit a garden to nest in brambles or nettle patches or to feed off fruit bushes
Nesting: Whitethroats build nests out of twigs and roots and the females then decide which to take.
Where to see: They can be found over most of the UK in any suitable habitat in summer.