Hippolais olivetorum (Strickland, 1837)
Family: Passeriformes > Acrocephalidae
Olive-tree Warbler is a large, elongated warbler with a long bill, and is an extremely rare visitor to Britain.
This species was added to the British List on the basis of an individual seen and photographed on Shetland in 2006, where it had initially been thought to be either and Icterine Warbler or Eastern Olivaceous Warbler.
The relatively restricted breeding range extends from Croatia south to Greece, and east to the Black Sea and central Turkey. The breeding range appears to be restricted to sites that are fairly close to the sea.
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Status and Trends
Population size and trends and patterns of distribution based on BTO surveys and atlases with data collected by BTO volunteers.
Information about movement and migration based on online bird portals (e.g. BirdTrack), Ringing schemes and tracking studies.
Lifecycle and body size information about Olive-tree Warbler, including statistics on nesting, eggs and lifespan based on BTO ringing and nest recording data.
Sample sizes are too small to report Productivity and Nesting statistics for this species.
|Field Codes||5-letter code: OLTWA | Euring: 12580|
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