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typical warblers are small insectivorous birds belonging to the genus Sylvia of the Old World warbler family Sylviidae. There are about 20 species in the genus.
These are active, constantly moving, warblers usually associated with fairly open woodland, hedges or shrubs.
This is one of the few Old World warbler groups in which many of the species show sexual dimorphism, with distinctive male and female plumages. Males of some species have black on the head.
Species breeding in temperate regions are usually strongly migratory, although some are resident.
The species are Yemen Warbler, Sylvia buryi Blackcap, Sylvia atricapilla Garden Warbler, Sylvia borin Whitethroat, Sylvia communis Lesser Whitethroat, Sylvia curruca Small Whitethroat, Sylvia minula Hume's Whitethroat, Sylvia althaea Asian Desert Warbler, Sylvia nana African Desert Warbler, Sylvia deserti Barred Warbler, Sylvia nisoria Orphean Warbler, Sylvia hortensis Red Sea Warbler, Sylvia leucomelaena Rüppell's Warbler, Sylvia rueppelli Subalpine Warbler, Sylvia cantillans Sardinian Warbler, Sylvia melanocephala Cyprus Warbler, Sylvia melanothorax Menetries' Warbler, Sylvia mystacea Spectacled Warbler, Sylvia conspicillata Tristram's Warbler, Sylvia deserticola Dartford Warbler, Sylvia undata Marmora's Warbler, Sylvia sarda
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Chapter 44-Ecological Subregions of the United States (3884 words)
Herpetofauna typical of this Section are the spotted frog, wood frog, Pacific treefrog, western toad, long-toed salamander, and the Pacific giant salamander.
Birds are typical of short-grass prairie or the drier portions of the Rocky Mountains.
Herpetofauna typical of this Section are the spotted frog, wood frog, Pacific treefrog, boreal toad, western toad, and long-toed salamander.
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