Species Details


Pale-legged Leaf-warbler Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Phylloscopus trochiloides
Family : Pycnonotidae
Order : Passeriformes
Class : Aves
Phylum : Chordata
Habitat : All kind of forests
Description : Pale legged Leaf-Warbler is a small songbird, dull brownish-olive above, pale below, with prominent white supercilium, black eyeline, and faint, narrow wing bars. It is 12 cm in length with brownish upperparts and a contrasting greyish-brown crown and nape. The whitish supercilium contrasts strongly, not reaching the forehead but extending well behind the eyes. Its eyeline is dark brown and wider behind the eye. Cheeks mottled pale brown and throat whitish. White undertail coverts contrast with paler olive-brown rump and uppertail coverts, lacks greenish tinge. Breast and belly whitish, washed pale brown. Breeds in sparsely wooded areas, particularly in valleys and hills; can be seen in a wide range of wooded habitats outside of breeding period. They feed on insects.
Distribution in Bangladesh
taxonomic checklist:P. M. Thompson and S. U. Chowdhury (2020). A checklist of birds of Bangladesh.Birds Bangladesh;photo credit: Александр(www.inaturalist.org/people/Александр),photo shared from iNaturalist, photo copyright reserved according to iNaturalist rules;Jarek Matusiakmore information, please contact us.