Species Details

@Imran Shah

Grey‑hooded Warbler Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Phylloscopus occipitalis
Family : Pycnonotidae
Order : Passeriformes
Class : Aves
Phylum : Chordata
Habitat : All kind of forests
Description : The Grey-hooded Warbler is a small, greenish-grey passerine with yellow underparts and a pale supercilium (length 10 cm, weight 7.5 g, wing 5.3 cm, bill 1.2 cm, tarsus 2 cm, tail 4 cm). It looks grey-greenish from above and bright yellow from below. It has a grey crown and mantle with diffuse dark grey lateral crown stripes. Its wings and rump are greenish yellow, and the outer tail feathers have white inner webs visible when it flicks its tail open. It has a prominent white supercilium and a dark eye line. The cheeks are pale greyish, and the entire underparts are bright yellow washed olive on the breast sides and flanks. Its irises are brown, lacking an eye ring, and the bill is bicoloured with a dark brown upper mandible and brownish-yellow lower mandible. Its legs, feet and claws are horn-brown with white soles. It breeds in the Himalayas in March–June. It feeds on insects including caterpillars and some berries.
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: Imran Shah (www.inaturalist.org/people/ Imran Shah ),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:Peter Boesman(www.xeno-canto.org/Peter Boesman), bird sound copyright reserved according to www.xeno-canto.org rules; more information, please contact us.