Sylviidae - Old World warblers, gnatcatchers
There are around 293 species of Old World warblers. They are small to medium-sized birds between 3.5-10 inches in length. They have slender bills; medium-sized, rounded wings; short tails; and short to medium legs. They are usually brown, gray, or olive in color with some streaks and bars. Some species are more boldly patterned. Most species are found in Europe, Asia, and Africa. They live in forests, brushlands, and marshes. Most of their diet is made up of insects. Many species have well-developed songs.
World Status Key
Least Concern Near Threatened Vulnerable Endangered Critically Endangered
Extinct in the Wild Extinct
Status and range is taken from ICUN Redlist. If no status is listed, there is not enough data to establish status.
US Status Key
Threatened in US Threatened in NH Endangered in US Endangered in NH Breeds in NH Introduced
Status taken from US Fish and Wildlife and NH Fish and Game