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Pale-legged Leaf Warbler
10-11cm. Medium sized, wing-barred leaf warbler with a shortish stout bill.
Head; crown brown to greyish brown contrasting, with, especially when fresh olive brown upperparts; strong, long creamy supercilium emphasised by equally long dark eyestripe; ear coverts mottled greyish-brown; median and greater coverts tipped pale often appearing as individual tips; underparts white, including throat, with a brownish wash to the flanks.
Bill brownish horn with pale cutting edge to the upper and base of lower mandible; legs, pale pink though can appear pale grey-blue.
Breeds river valleys of north-eastern Asia; winters in south-east Asia.
Breeds in Temperate forests nesting in wooded river valleys and undergrowth up to 1800m; winters in mangroves and lowland scrub.
Quite secretive, spends most of the time foraging low down on branches and on the ground amongst undergrowth, often with a downward pumping of the tail.
Call a distinctive short metallic 'tink' or rising 'tsik'
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