Exactly! If I had just been shown the 3rd photo and without any context given, I would have assumed a phylloscopus warbler. By the way I think yours is dusky, and it does show how similar they are in my opinion, even though face to face they're pretty different.
Yes I thought Japanese bush warbler is the default. But I thought the last photo could be something else because the head angle , supercilium, eye stripe and lighting in the photo were leading me astray to Arctic warbler.
Thank you both.
A friend of a friend sent me these pictures taken today in Tokyo. I don't have any details on location or behaviour, just these 3 shots.
Pic 1 looks like Japanese Bush Warbler to me.
Pic 2 could be the same bird.
Pic 3 could be another Japanese Bush Warbler, but at a first glance I...