French: Fulvetta montagnarde German: Berggrasmücke Spanish: Fulveta china
J. P. Verreaux
#R, “les montagnes du Thibet chinois” = Muping [Paohing], south-east Xizang, China
S China: S Gansu S to SE & E Xizang, extreme NW Yunnan and W & C Sichuan.
11·5 cm. Relatively drab small fulvetta, brown above, whitish below, with streaks on throat and breast. Crown and nape are buffish-tinged or biscuit-tinged mid-brown,... read more
Song a simple “ti tsew” or “tsi chuu”, first note rising, second one falling. Calls with short low... read more
Shrubbery, rhododendron, and prickly oak (Quercus ilex), at 2200–4300 m;... read more
Food and feeding
No information on diet; presumably small invertebrates and some vegetable matter. Forages in pairs or small groups, low down in vegetation.
Season Jun–Jul in Xizang, Jul–Aug in rest of range. Nest made of grass, covered with moss and lichen on outside, lined with... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Locally common; present in Jiuzhaigou Nature Reserve, in N Sichuan.
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