Species Details

@MSH Sourav (TU Dresden, Germany);

Dusky Warbler Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Phylloscopus fuscatus
Family : Pycnonotidae
Order : Passeriformes
Class : Aves
Phylum : Chordata
Habitat : Bushes, Wetland
Description : Dusky warbler is a small bird with brown upperpart,whitish or greyish-white underpart along with brownish flanks and undertail-coverts.They have a white supercilium,a dark eye line,narrow white eye ring and brown legs.Their bill is brown with a yellow base in lower mandible. It constructs its nest at a low position within a bush, and it typically lays a clutch of 5-6 eggs. Similar to other Old World warblers, this small passerine primarily feeds on insects, displaying its insectivorous nature.
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:MSH Sourav (TU Dresden, Germany);taxonomic checklist:P. M. Thompson and S. U. Chowdhury (2020). A checklist of birds of Bangladesh.Birds Bangladesh;bird song owner:Yury Shashenko(www.xeno-canto.org/Yury Shashenko), bird sound copyright reserved according to www.xeno-canto.org rules; more information, please contact us.