Species Details

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Tickell's Leaf-warbler Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Phylloscopus affinis
Family : Pycnonotidae
Order : Passeriformes
Class : Aves
Phylum : Chordata
Habitat : Bushes
Description : Tickell’s leaf warbler is a tiny bird with dark greenish to olive-brown back and a dull yellow underpart.The feathers have a greenish edge.They have a dark eye line,yellow supercilium and yellowish brown feet.Their bill has dark brown upper mandible and yellowish brown or orange yellow lower mandible. From May to August, the Tickell's leaf warbler engages in nest building using dry grasses and plant fibers. This particular bird species chooses to breed in desolate mountainous regions, specifically among rocks and low bushes.
Distribution in Bangladesh
description written by: Shahtaj Islam Sakaal,Department of Zoology, University of Dhaka;information source: Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh, Vol-26, iucnredlist.org;Photo credit and copyright:Syed Abbas (Birdwing,Bangladesh);taxonomic checklist:P. M. Thompson and S. U. Chowdhury (2020). A checklist of birds of Bangladesh.Birds Bangladesh;bird song owner:David Farrow(www.xeno-canto.org/David Farrow), bird sound copyright reserved according to www.xeno-canto.org rules; more information, please contact us.