Sylvia borin (Boddaert 1783) (Family Sylviidae)


Male

Nest

Migratory Nester (7500 km); Territory: 2000-8000m²;
Length: 14cm; Wingspan: 20-24.5cm; Weight: Male 15-29.3g, Female 15-24g;
4-5 Eggs: May - July (11-12 Days); Young: June - July (9-12 Days);
Migration: March - May (Earliest: 13.4), August - September;
Moult: January - March, August

Biotopes:
Wet Forest Edge
Nest:
(0 - 2 m)

Rubus fruticosus Brambles

Urtica dioica

Chamerion angustifolium
Nest Parasite:
Cuculus canorus
Principal Food:
Lepidoptera

Coleoptera

Hemiptera

Diptera

Rosaceae


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