Birds of the southern taiga of western Siberia - song and habitat around Tomsk

Phylloscopus trochilus yakutensis 
-  Willow Warbler - Пеночка-весничка - Fitis -  Song

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Recorded on the 29th of May 2005 in the south of Tomsk (deciduous woodland; at 5625N, 8458E). Background species: Corvus cornix.

Arrives at the end of the thaw period, before the foliage expansion. In Tomsk and its outskirts appears mainly in the final third of April.

Breeds commonly wherever a few trees or taller bushes exist open deciduous forest, floodland birch and willow zone, forest clearings and copses, overgrown bogs, wooded parks and gardens. Common and region-wide.

The active song season lasts from May until mid-July.