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Encyclopedia > Typical warbler
Typical Warblers
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Sylviidae
Genus: Sylvia
see species list

The 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

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