Curruca conspicillata (Temminck, 1820)
Family: Passeriformes > Sylviidae
A cousin of the Whitethroat, this dainty warbler breeds around the Mediterranean and on some Atlantic islands. Spectacled Warbler is an extremely rare visitor to Britain, with just a handful of records.
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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.
This species is a rare vagrant and was recorded during Bird Atlas 2007–11 as shown on the map.
Occupied 10-km squares in UK
|No. occupied in breeding season||1|
|% occupied in breeding season||0.03|
European Distribution Map
Spectacled Warbler is a very rare vagrant with recent records being in late spring.
Information about movement and migration based on online bird portals (e.g. BirdTrack), Ringing schemes and tracking studies.
Lifecycle and body size information about Spectacled 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.
Sample sizes are too small to report Biometrics for this species.
Feather measurements and photos on featherbase
|Field Codes||2-letter: VY | 5-letter code: SPEWA | Euring: 12640|
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