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

Scientific Name : Phylloscopus cantator
Family : Pycnonotidae
Order : Passeriformes
Class : Aves
Phylum : Chordata
Habitat : All kind of forests
Description : The Blyth’s Leaf Warbler is a small olive-green leaf warbler with prominent head markings and a habit of flicking one wing at a time (adult bird length approximately 9 cm, weight 8 g, wing 5.7 cm bill 1.2 cm, tarsus 1.7 cm, tail 4.4 cm). The upperparts are bright olive-green, and the underparts a clean whiteish tinged with yellow on the breast, belly and vent. It has a prominent yellowish olive central crown-stripe with the bordering crown dark olive. It has a long pale yellow supercilium and a dark line through the eye. It has two prominent yellowish wing-bars separated by a dark panel on the greater coverts, forming a distinctive wing pattern. Its irises are brown and the legs and feet are plumbeous. Its bill is bicolured: with a dark brown upper mandible and yellow lower mandible. The male and the female look alike. It breeds in the Himalayas in May-July. It feeds chiefly on insects but also takes 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: Markus Lilje(www.inaturalist.org/people/ Markus Lilje),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:Scott Connop(www.xeno-canto.org/Scott Connop), bird sound copyright reserved according to www.xeno-canto.org rules; more information, please contact us.