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17Â·5â€“20Â·5 cm (6Â¾-8 in)
Female grey and yellow. A red patch on the secondaries is a distinguishing feature.
There are 6 subspecies:
Various woodland types, from open broadleaf and pine forests.
Their main diet consists of insects and their larvae, and includes beetles, flies and spiders.
Both adults build the cup-shaped nest from grass stems, thin twigs, rootlets or moss, with cobwebs and lichen on the outside.
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Recording by Alok Tewari
Sat Tal, Uttarakhand Himalayas, Alt. 5500 ft., India, March-2018
Male moving through the canopy and calling.
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