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Brownish-flanked Bush Warbler

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'''Alternative name: Brown-flanked Bush Warbler''' '''Alternative name: Brown-flanked Bush Warbler'''
-[[Image:Brownish-flanked_Bush_Warbler.jpg|thumb|550px|right|Photo by {{user|alibenn|Alister Benn}}<br />Hubei, [[China]], March 2004]]+[[Image:Brownish-flanked_Bush_Warbler.jpg|thumb|550px|right|Subspecies ''davidianus''<br />Photo by {{user|alibenn|Alister Benn}}<br />Hubei, [[China]], March 2004]]
;[[:Category:Horornis|Horornis]] fortipes ;[[:Category:Horornis|Horornis]] fortipes
==Identification== ==Identification==
-12cm+[[Image:DSC 7469.jpg|thumb|350px|right|Subspecies ''pallidus''<br />Photo by {{user|Zagham|Zagham}}<br />Margalla Hills, Islamabad, [[Pakistan]], February 2018]]
 +11–12·5 cm (4¼-5 in)
*Brown upperparts *Brown upperparts
*Light yellow brown underparts *Light yellow brown underparts
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*Pink brown legs<br /> *Pink brown legs<br />
Sexes alike Sexes alike
-[[Image:Brownish-flanked_Bush_Warblercg.jpg|thumb|350px|right|Photo by {{user|china+guy|china guy}}<br >Sichuan, [[China]], April 2011]] 
==Distribution== ==Distribution==
[[Asia]]: found from [[Pakistan]] east to [[Vietnam]] and [[Taiwan]]. [[Asia]]: found from [[Pakistan]] east to [[Vietnam]] and [[Taiwan]].
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A skulking bird, more often heard than seen. A skulking bird, more often heard than seen.
====Diet==== ====Diet====
-The diet includes insects, larvae and eggs.+Their diet is not well recorded, but is known to include invertebrates, larvae and eggs.
====Breeding==== ====Breeding====
-The nest is a ball or cup of dry grass, leaves, moss and feathers placed low in a bush.+[[Dictionary_M-O#M|Monogamous]]. The nest is a ball or cup of dry grass, leaves, moss and feathers placed low in a bush.
====Vocalisation==== ====Vocalisation====
<flashmp3>Brown flanked bush warbler.MP3</flashmp3><br /> <flashmp3>Brown flanked bush warbler.MP3</flashmp3><br />
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Recording by {{user|china+guy|china guy}}<br /> Recording by {{user|china+guy|china guy}}<br />
Sichuan, April 2011 Sichuan, April 2011
 +==Gallery==
 +Click on photo for larger image
 +<gallery>
 +Image:Brownish-flanked_Bush_Warblercg.jpg|Subspecies ''davidianus''<br />Photo by {{user|china+guy|china guy}}<br >Sichuan, [[China]], April 2011 <!--EDITORS: this image does not appear in the Gallery-->
 +</gallery>
==References== ==References==
-#{{Ref-Clements6thAug13}}#Birding in Taiwan+#{{Ref-Clements6thAug17}}#Birding in Taiwan
 +#Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved Feb 2018)
{{ref}} {{ref}}
==External Links== ==External Links==

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Alternative name: Brown-flanked Bush Warbler

Subspecies davidianusPhoto by Alister BennHubei, China, March 2004
Subspecies davidianus
Photo by Alister Benn
Hubei, China, March 2004
Horornis fortipes

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[edit] Identification

Subspecies pallidusPhoto by ZaghamMargalla Hills, Islamabad, Pakistan, February 2018
Subspecies pallidus
Photo by Zagham
Margalla Hills, Islamabad, Pakistan, February 2018

11–12·5 cm (4¼-5 in)

  • Brown upperparts
  • Light yellow brown underparts
  • White supercilium
  • Paler throat and belly
  • Dark brown iris
  • Brown-grey bill
  • Pink brown legs

Sexes alike

[edit] Distribution

Asia: found from Pakistan east to Vietnam and Taiwan.

[edit] Taxonomy

Formerly placed in genus Cettia.

[edit] Subspecies

This is a polytypic species which consists of four subspecies[1]:

  • H. f. pallidus:
  • H. f. fortipes:
  • H. f. davidianus:
  • H. f. robustipes:

[edit] Habitat

Hillside scrub, dense undergrowth, bamboo thickets, forest edges, bushy ravines.

[edit] Behaviour

A skulking bird, more often heard than seen.

[edit] Diet

Their diet is not well recorded, but is known to include invertebrates, larvae and eggs.

[edit] Breeding

Monogamous. The nest is a ball or cup of dry grass, leaves, moss and feathers placed low in a bush.

[edit] Vocalisation


Listen in an external program
Recording by china guy
Sichuan, April 2011

[edit] Gallery

Click on photo for larger image

[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 http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Birding in Taiwan
  3. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved Feb 2018)

[edit] External Links

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