Dartford Warbler

A resident (non-migrant) bird in much of its range, the colorful Dartford Warbler survives winter frosts by sheltering low in aensc gorsc thickets. It sings very musically during the course of its spring display flight. Its diet consists of insects and spiders.

• NliST A cup nest made of grass, lined with finer materials, placed low-

down in a thick, thorny bush.

• Distribution Parts of W. and S. Europe; N.W. Africa. Some migration within this range.

slim, elegant build of a thicket dweller long tail

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