French: Pouillot à pattes claires German: Ussurilaubsänger Spanish: Mosquitero paticlaro
Xiamen (Amoy), Fujian, south-east China
SE Russia (Amurland, Ussuriland), extreme NE China (E Heilongjiang, E Jilin and E Liaoning) and N Korea; non-breeding SE Asia (S Myanmar E to Cambodia and S Vietnam, S to Malay Peninsula), occasionally Hainan.
10–11 cm; 13·5 g. A medium-sized, short-billed brownish leaf-warbler with two buffish wingbars and distinctive pale pink legs. Has long creamy (or buffish in front of... read more
Song, from arrival in breeding area to early Jul, a short orthopteran-like trill, “... read more
Breeds in sparse deciduous forest and woodland in river valleys and in undergrowth in hills, at up... read more
Food and feeding
Food mostly small insects. Generally secretive. Forages low down in vegetation or on the ground, rarely very high; keeps to undergrowth and... read more
Season late May to late Jul; laying from early Jun in Ussuriland. Nest a ball of grasses, moss and similar material, generally concealed... read more
Migratory; entire population moves S to winter in SE Asia. Departs from Russian breeding areas (in... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Common or locally common; possibly overlooked. Uncommon on migration through E China; common in winter in S Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos and S... read more
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