Species Details

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Greenish Warbler Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Phylloscopus castaniceps
Family : Pycnonotidae
Order : Passeriformes
Class : Aves
Phylum : Chordata
Habitat : All kind of forests
Description : The Greenish Warbler is a small, greenish-brown leaf warbler with a single wing bar (adult bird length approximately 10 cm, weight 9 g, wing 6 cm, bill 1.3 cm, tarsus 2 cm, tail 5 cm). The upperparts are olive green, brighter in fresh plumage, with a single narrow whiteish wing-bar, in some birds a second very small wing bar is visible. It has a long creamy white supercilium, a dark eye stripe and olive cheeks. The underparts are dull off-white, washed with some grey on the flanks, and in fresh plumage suffused with yellowish. Its irises are hazel-brown, legs and feet are yellowishbrown, and the bill is dark brown with yellow to orange at the base of the lower mandible. It feeds mainly on insects, especially caterpillars and small beetles. It breeds in the Himalayas and in Siberia in May-August.
Distribution in Bangladesh
description written by:Sharmin Rahman,Department of Zoology, Jagannath University,Dhaka;information source: Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh, Vol-26, iucnredlist.org;photo credit: Francesco Veronesi (www.inaturalist.org/people/ Francesco Veronesi ),photo shared from iNaturalist, photo copyright reserved according to iNaturalist rules;taxonomic checklist:P. M. Thompson and S. U. Chowdhury (2020). A checklist of birds of Bangladesh.Birds Bangladesh;bird song owner:Marc Anderson(www.xeno-canto.org/Marc Anderson), bird sound copyright reserved according to www.xeno-canto.org rules; more information, please contact us.