Whitethroat Sylvia communis

Whitethroat
Whitethroat
The Whitethroat, also called Common Whitethroat to distinguish from other Whitethroats, is native to most of Europe through to Central Asia and winters in Africa, Arabia and Pakistan.
Whitethroat singing
Whitethroat
Whitethroat
The male has a greyer head, whiter throat and rustier wings than the female.
Whitethroat singing
Whitethroat
Whitethroat
The Common Whitethroat is not closely related to the Lesser Whitethroat but can look very similar to the Spectacled Warbler (see link below).
Whitethroat singing
Whitethroat
Whitethroat
A male, above, singing. The female has a duller brown head rather than the grey of the male.