Definition of leaf warbler in US English:

leaf warbler


  • A small, slender Old World songbird with a brown or greenish back and whitish or yellowish underparts.

    Genus Phylloscopus, family Sylviidae: many species, including the chiffchaff

    • ‘Forays off the beaten path led me to a common stonechat, a white wagtail, a plain leaf warbler, and a number of species in the shrike family.’