French: Bouscarle de Hodgson German: Breitschnabel-Dickichtsänger Spanish: Mosquitero picoancho
Subspecies and Distribution
T. h. hodgsoni
(F. Moore, 1854) – E Nepal E through Bhutan to NE India (E to Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, S Assam, Meghalaya, Manipur and Mizoram), S China (SE Xizang) and W Myanmar.
T. h. tonkinensis
(Delacour & Jabouille, 1930) – S China (W & SE Yunnan, E Guangxi#R), NE Laos and NW Vietnam (W Tonkin).
10 cm; 4–5 g. Small, rather plump and relatively long-legged warbler, comparatively large flattened bill with exceptionally long rictal bristles (extending from bill... read more
Song a very thin series of notes, repeated at even higher pitch after a pause, “si-seeee-ee-... read more
Bamboo thickets and other undergrowth along edge of dense damp, broadleaf evergreen montane forest... read more
Food and feeding
Insectivorous; precise prey items unspecified. Very active, hovering and flycatching from twigs and lower branches of trees close to or... read more
Little known. Nest with eggs in Jun in N India (Sikkim), season probably May and Jun in Himalayas; reports of pairs in Myanmar (Chin Hills... read more
Resident; possibly some seasonal altitudinal movement.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Eastern Himalayas EBA and Fan-Si-Pan and Northern Laos (Secondary Area). Rare and local. Only recently... read more
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