French: Pouillot d’Ijima German: Ijimalaubsänger Spanish: Mosquitero de Ijima
Idzumura, Miyake-jima, Izu Islands, Japan
Izu Is (off S Honshu) and Nakano-shima (in Tokara Is, off S Kyushu), in Japan. Non-breeding range poorly known; includes Ryukyu Is, possibly also Taiwan and N Philippines.
11–12 cm. A medium-sized leaf-warbler with fairly long and relatively broad-based bill, prominent supercilium and broad dark eyestripe. Has long white or buffish-white... read more
Song a loud and sibilant “swss, swss, swss” or mechanical “swee-swee-swee-swee-swee”, reminiscent... read more
Lowland deciduous and mixed subtropical evergreen forest and forest edges, bamboo, alder (Alnus... read more
Food and feeding
Food, mostly small insects and seeds. Forages singly or in small groups, and also accompanies other species; often with Long-tailed Tits (... read more
Apr–Jun. Nest built 0·5–2 m above ground in alder or bamboo thicket; clutch 3–4 eggs. No other information.
Poorly known. Present from late Mar and early Apr to late Sept in breeding area on Izu Is, where... read more
Status and conservation
VULNERABLE. Restricted-range species: present in Izu Islands EBA. Population thought likely to consist of a few thousand individuals at most. Formerly common to locally... read more
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