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Id help - mishmi hills, Arunachal Pradesh, India - 6 (1 Viewer)

mihir

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India
Request id help for these birds photographed in April 2022

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3) Grey-headed Canary Flycatcher?
4) Yellow-bellied fantail?
5) Coral billed scimitar babbler?
 

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andyb39

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1. Bar-winged Flycatcher Shrike? It doesn't have the usual hammer-headed look but the white edge to the scapulars is long and fits this species.
2. Apparent crown stripe and hook-ended eyestripe point to Lemon-rumped Warbler, but as the similar Sichuan has been seen in AP, you'll need a better person than me to rule it out.
3. Yes.
4. Yes. Solid black face mask, small dark bill, white tips to the greater coverts and white outer-tail feathers are some of the features separating it from the superficially similar Black-faced Warbler.
5. Yes, because of the warm underparts (Red-billed white underneath).
 

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