French: Pouillot de Bianchi German: Bianchilaubsänger Spanish: Mosquitero de Bianchi
Other common names:
Cryptolopha burkii valentini
E. J. O. Hartert
Taibai Shan, Qinling Mts, Shaanxi, China
Subspecies and Distribution
P. v. valentini
(E. J. O. Hartert, 1907) – C China (S Shaanxi, S Gansu, Sichuan, N & W Yunnan), possibly N Myanmar; non-breeding S China and N part of SE Asia.
P. v. latouchei
(Bangs, 1929) – locally in SE China (Hubei, NE Jiangxi, Fujian, Guangdong; possibly N Hunan) and N Vietnam; non-breeding S China and N part of SE Asia.
11–12 cm. Median crownstripe is dull pale grey with a little pale greenish admixed, especially on forehead; lateral crownstripe greyish-black, usually fading out on... read more
Song simple, consisting of short (0·7–1·2 seconds), quick strophes that usually... read more
In breeding season found in lush undergrowth in upper part of cool temperate forest zone, where... read more
Food and feeding
Food includes insects, but no studies undertaken. Forages mainly in understorey, but also in canopy of (rather low) trees, on average at... read more
No certain information, owing partly to previous taxonomic confusion. On basis of male singing activity, main season probably Jun and Jul,... read more
Migratory, but non-breeding distribution and migration periods imperfectly known. Winters in S... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Locally common to abundant; no population estimates available.
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