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Tytler's Leaf Warbler - BirdForum Opus

Photo © by drashokkolluru
Visakhapatnam, India, December-2018
Phylloscopus tytleri

Identification

10–12 cm (4-4¾ in)

Distribution

Asia: found in coniferous forests of north-eastern Afghanistan, northern Pakistan and northern India; winters to Myanmar

Taxonomy

This is a monotypic species[1].

Habitat

Breeds in evergreen and coniferous forests.

Behaviour

Diet

Their diet consists of small insects and larvae.

Breeding

Their nest is constructed from dried grass, birch bark, lichen, animal fur and feathers, formed into a ball and placed about 12 m up or on the ground among tree roots.

References

  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2018. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2018. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved January 2015 and February 2019)

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