This name, however, is probably equally applicable to the chiffchaff.
Only a very few days since—it does not seem a week—there was a chiffchaff calling in a copse as merrily as in the spring.
chiffchaff and willow-wren came as usual, but they did not arrive in a crowd at once.
The first swallow they looked for, and never missed; but they neither heard nor saw the chiffchaff.
Lastly, we have the chiffchaff, certainly the rarest and most local of all.
In the north of England, as it is in the south, the chiffchaff is perhaps the most constant pioneer of the spring migrants.
The chiffchaff uttered his clear yet rather sad notes on April 26.