Definition of icterine warbler in English:

icterine warbler


  • A Eurasian warbler with bright yellow underparts.

    Hippolais icterina, family Sylviidae

    • ‘The Icterine Warbler (Hippolais icterina) is a typical migratory bird, who nests in Europe and the central part of West Asia and winters in Africa.’
    • ‘The Icterine warbler lives up high in the trees and is often difficult to spot.’


Mid 19th century: icterine from icterus + -ine.


icterine warbler