• BirdForum is the net's largest birding community dedicated to wild birds and birding, and is absolutely FREE!

    Register for an account to take part in lively discussions in the forum, post your pictures in the gallery and more.

Tytler's Leaf Warbler - BirdForum Opus

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


10–12 cm (4-4¾ in)


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


This is a monotypic species[1].


Breeds in evergreen and coniferous forests.



Their diet consists of small insects and larvae.


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.


  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)

Recommended Citation

External Links