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Ashy-throated Warbler

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Nominate SubspeciesPhoto © by Peter EricssonLocation:  Doi Inthanon, Thailand, July 2006
Nominate Subspecies
Photo © by Peter Ericsson
Location: Doi Inthanon, Thailand, July 2006
Phylloscopus maculipennis


[edit] Identification

Subspecies P. m. virensPhoto © by Alok TewariForest-edge, Dist. Almora, Alt. 6500 ft, Uttarakhand Himalayas India, October-2018
Subspecies P. m. virens
Photo © by Alok Tewari
Forest-edge, Dist. Almora, Alt. 6500 ft, Uttarakhand Himalayas India, October-2018

9–10 cm

  • Yellow rump
  • Pale yellow wing bars
  • Grey ear-coverts
  • Grey throat, which extends down to the breast
  • Yellowish belly and undertail coverts
  • Long greyish supercilium
  • Pale grey crown stripe
  • Dark grey sides to the crown
  • White outer tail feathers
  • Grey-yellow underparts
  • Dark legs and bill

[edit] Distribution

Asia: found in China, Tibet, Nepal, India, eastern and western Himalayas, Bhutan
Southeast Asia: Indochina, Myanmar, Laos, Vietnam, Thailand

[edit] Taxonomy

[edit] Subspecies

There are 2 subspecies[1]:

  • P. m. virens:
  • Northern India (Kashmir and northern Punjab to Arunachal Pradesh)
  • P. m. maculipennis:

[edit] Habitat

Temperate and moist lowland forests, to at least 2565m in Thailand

[edit] Behaviour

[edit] Diet

Their diet consists almost entirely of insects and larva, which they glean from leaves higher up in the trees.

[edit] Vocalisation

Call:Its call is a short zit.

[edit] References

  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2014. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: Version 6.9., with updates to August 2014. Downloaded from
  2. Avibase
  3. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved November 2014)
  4. Wikipedia

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