- Phylloscopus sarasinorum
Includes: Lompobattang Leaf Warbler
11 cm. A small to medium-sized Leaf Warbler.
- Brownish upperparts tinged olive-green
- Brown forehead and sides of crown and nape
- Broad paler central crownstripe palest or yellowish on centre of nape
- White or yellowish-white supercilium
- Dark brown lores and narrow eyestripe
- Olive-green edges of upperwing-coverts, pale yellowish-orange tips of greater coverts
- Slightly darker brown flight-feathers, edged olive-green
- Pale brown tail, inner webs of all outer rectrices broadly white
- Whitish or washed yellowish underparts, breast side and flanks with olive or olive-grey wash
- Dark horn bill, base of lower mandible pale yellow or yellowish-orange
- Slate-grey legs
- nesophilus has darker brownish-olive upperparts, a more indistinct or duller crownstripe, less extensive white in tail and olive-yellow washed underparts
Sexes similar, juveniles undescribed
Endemic to Sulawesi, Indonesia.
A common to very common restricted-range species.
Two subspecies are recognized:
- Mountains of southern Sulawesi - Lompobattang Leaf Warbler
Found in montane moss forest and forest edges. Occurs between 600 and 3500 m.
Feeds on small insects.
Forages singly or in pairs, also in mixes-species flocks. Usually in middle levels and canopy of forest.
Eggs recorded in mid-September. No other information available.
This is a sedentary species.
- Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2017. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2017, with updates to August 2017. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
- Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved Jan 2018)
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