Species Details

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Western Crowned Leaf-warbler Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Phylloscopus reguloides
Family : Pycnonotidae
Order : Passeriformes
Class : Aves
Phylum : Chordata
Habitat : All kind of forests
Description : The Western Crowned Warbler is a small grey-green passerine, relatively large for a leaf warbler (length 10 cm, weight 8.4 g, wing 6.3 cm, bill 1.4 cm, tarsus 1.8 cm, tail 5 cm). The upperparts are light greyish-green with a grey nape, the wings have greenish fringes, and show two narrow white wing-bars on the greater and median wing-coverts. The head has a set of faded stripes: a yellowish-grey central stripe in an olive-grey crown, a long pale yellow supercilium, and dark olive-grey lores and eye stripe. The underparts are whitish with grey earcoverts and a grey wash on the sides of the breast. It has brown irises, pale orange mouth and slaty-brown legs and feet. Its bill is bicoloured: the upper mandible is brown and the lower mandible pale orange. The male and the female look alike. It breeds in the western Himalayas in May-July. It feeds chiefly on insects.
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;taxonomic checklist:P. M. Thompson and S. U. Chowdhury (2020). A checklist of birds of Bangladesh.Birds Bangladesh;photo credit: Vijay Anand Ismavel (www.inaturalist.org/people/Vijay Anand Ismavel ),photo shared from iNaturalist, photo copyright reserved according to iNaturalist rules;Jelle Scharringamore information, please contact us.