French: Pouillot de Temminck German: Kronenlaubsänger Spanish: Mosquitero coronado
Other common names:
Eastern Crowned Leaf-warbler
Temminck and Schlegel
SE Russia (Amurland, Ussuriland), NE & C China (N Inner Mongolia, N & E Heilongjiang, E Jilin; E Sichuan and Chongqing), Sakhalin, Korea and Japan; non-breeding S Myanmar E to S Cambodia and S to Sumatra and Java.
11–12 cm; 8–10·5 g. A fairly large leaf-warbler with distinctive single wingbar, and long supercilium and crown stripe. Has long whitish supercilium (... read more
Song, from tops of trees, Apr to early Jul, a series of rising, clear notes, “pitschu-pitsch-... read more
Breeds along edges and in clearings in dense broadleaf and deciduous forests of the taiga above... read more
Food and feeding
Food small insects and spiders. Forages alone or, particularly following breeding season, in company with others and in mixed-species... read more
Mid-May to Jul; fledglings in late Jun or early Jul. Territorial; nest fiercely defended against intruders, including humans. Nest a ball... read more
Migratory. All populations spend non-breeding period in SE Asia; possibly winters also in NE Indian... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Common to locally abundant in breeding range; one of the commonest breeding passerines in forests of SE Russia (Ussuriland).
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