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Greenish Warbler
2008-06-13 22:34:18

The Greenish Warbler (Phylloscopus trochiloides), is a widespread leaf-warbler throughout its breeding range in northeast Europe and northern Asia. This warbler is strongly migratory and winters in India. It breeds in lowland deciduous or mixed forest. This species occurs as a spring or early autumn vagrant in western Europe and is annual in Great Britain. This is a typical leaf-warbler in...

Arctic Warbler
2008-06-13 22:32:19

The Arctic Warbler (Phylloscopus borealis), is a widespread leaf warbler in birch or mixed birch forest near water throughout its breeding range in Fennoscandia and northern Asia. It has established a foothold in North America, breeding in Alaska. This warbler is strongly migratory. The entire population winters in southeast Asia. It therefore has one of the longest migrations of any Old World...

Humes Leaf Warbler
2008-06-13 22:30:11

Hume's Leaf Warbler (Phylloscopus humei), is a small leaf warbler which breeds in the mountains of central Asia from the Hindu Kush and Karakoram east and north to the Tien Shan in China and the Altay Mountains in Mongolia. This warbler is migratory and winters mainly in India. It also occurs in western Europe in October, despite an 1800 mile distance from its natural breeding grounds. This is...

Yellow-browed Warbler
2008-06-13 22:28:09

The Yellow-browed Warbler (Phylloscopus inornatus), also known as Inornate Warbler, is a leaf warbler which breeds in Asia east from the Urals to China. This warbler is strongly migratory and winters in southeast Asia. It also occurs in western Europe in late September and October, despite an 1800 mile distance from its breeding grounds. This is an abundant bird of lowland and mountain...

Pallass Leaf Warbler
2008-06-13 22:25:45

The Pallas's Leaf Warbler (Phylloscopus proregulus), is a leaf warbler which breeds in southern Siberia, Mongolia and parts of Tibet and China. It is strongly migratory and winters in subtropical Asia. This bird also occurs as far as western Europe in late October and November, despite an 1800 mile distance from its natural breeding grounds. This is a bird of coniferous mountain woodlands....

Sulphur-bellied Warbler
2008-06-13 22:24:11

The Sulphur-bellied Warbler (Phylloscopus griseolus), is a species of leaf warbler found in the Palearctic region. The species was previously known by the name of Olivaceous Leaf-warbler. They are found on rocky hill and scrub forest habitats. The species is found in small groups and has a tendency to forage low in the vegetation sometimes even hopping on the ground. Like other leaf-warblers...

Wood Warbler
2008-06-13 22:19:42

The Wood Warbler (Phylloscopus sibilatrix), is a common and widespread leaf warbler which breeds throughout northern and temperate Europe, and just into the extreme west of Asia in the southern Ural Mountains. This warbler is strongly migratory and the entire population winters in tropical Africa. The Wood Warbler is 4.25 to 5.0 inches long, and a typical leaf warbler in appearance, green...

Bonellis Warbler
2008-06-13 22:15:51

Bonelli's Warbler is separated into two subspecies. The Western (Phylloscopus bonelli), breeds in southwest Europe and north Africa. The Eastern (Phylloscopus orientalis), breeds in southeast Europe and Asia Minor. These small passerine birds are found in forest and woodland. Their breeding ranges do not overlap. Both species are migratory and winter in sub-Saharan Africa. These are small...

Willow Warbler
2008-06-13 22:12:10

The Willow Warbler (Phylloscopus trochilus), is a very common and widespread leaf warbler which is found throughout northern and temperate Europe and Asia. This is a bird of open woodlands with trees and ground cover for nesting, including birch and willow uplands. This warbler is strongly migratory and the majority of the population winters in sub-Saharan Africa. It is one of the first leaf...

Red-faced Woodland-warbler
2008-06-13 22:03:16

The Red-faced Woodland-warbler (Phylloscopus laetus), is a species of Old World warbler in the family Phylloscopus. Two subspecies are recognized, the nominate P. l. laetus ranges from Western Uganda and eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (the Ruwenzori Mountains), south through SW Uganda, western Rwanda and western Burundi. The second subspecies, P. l. schoutedeni, has a more restricted...

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  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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