Scandinavian Mountains over 2000m - Flora & Fauna

Scandinavian Mountains over 2000 metres - James Baxter

Flora & FaunaBirds › Whitethroat

Sylvia communis, Whitethroat, Tornsanger. 14cm.

A common summer visitor, found in lower arboreal regions of the valleys where there is thick undergrowth, but absent from higher ground.

A very active bird darting in and out of cover. Eats insects, larvae, ants and fruits and berries.

Nests in dense vegetation near the ground, the male building several rough nests from which the female chooses.