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Broad-billed Warbler

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[[Image:Broad-billed_Warbler.jpg|thumb|550px|right|Photo by {{user|James+Eaton|James Eaton}}<br />Eaglenest WS, Arunachal Pradesh, [[India]], March 2007]] [[Image:Broad-billed_Warbler.jpg|thumb|550px|right|Photo by {{user|James+Eaton|James Eaton}}<br />Eaglenest WS, Arunachal Pradesh, [[India]], March 2007]]
;[[:Category:Tickellia|Tickellia]] hodgsoni ;[[:Category:Tickellia|Tickellia]] hodgsoni

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Photo by James EatonEaglenest WS, Arunachal Pradesh, India, March 2007
Photo by James Eaton
Eaglenest WS, Arunachal Pradesh, India, March 2007
Tickellia hodgsoni


[edit] Identification

Subspecies tonkinensisPhoto by nhattanlaFansipan mt, Sapa, Lao Cai, Vietnam, May 2018
Subspecies tonkinensis
Photo by nhattanla
Fansipan mt, Sapa, Lao Cai, Vietnam, May 2018

10 cm (4 in)

  • Chestnut crown
  • Greyish upperparts
  • Paler grey throat and breast
  • Yellow belly
  • Largish flat bill
  • Long Rictal bristles

[edit] Distribution

Asia: found in China, Tibet, Nepal, India, Eastern Himalayas, Bhutan
Southeast Asia: Indochina, Myanmar, Laos, Vietnam

[edit] Taxonomy

[edit] Subspecies

There are 2 subspecies[1].:

  • T. h. hodgsoni:
  • T. h. tonkinensis:
  • South-western China (south-eastern Yunnan) to northern Laos and north-western Tonkin (Vietnam)

[edit] Habitat

Dense damp broadleaf evergreen montane forests. Bamboo thickets and undergrowth at forest edges.

[edit] Behaviour

Their diet consists almost entirely of insects, which they catch by hovering or flycatching from twigs.

[edit] References

  1. 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
  2. Avibase
  3. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved May 2018)

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