French: Pouillot de Pallas German: Goldhähnchen-Laubsänger Spanish: Mosquitero de Pallas
Ingoda River, southern Transbaikalia, Russia
SC & SE Siberia, from Altai Mts E to N Sea of Okhotsk, S to N Mongolia, NE China (Heilongjiang, E & N Jilin and N Inner Mongolia), Sakhalin and N Korea; non-breeding SE China, N Thailand and N Indochina.
9–10 cm; 4·5–7·5 g. A small, short-tailed and extremely active warbler with well-marked plumage. Has well-defined pale median crownstripe, equally... read more
Song, from concealed perch within canopy of tall tree, a loud ramble of varied clear whistles and... read more
Breeds in the taiga coniferous forest, including fir (Abies), spruce (Picea),... read more
Food and feeding
Insects, notably flies (Diptera), aphids (Aphidoidea) and small moths (Lepidoptera), also spiders (Araneae), also their eggs, larvae and... read more
Main season Jun–Jul, nests with eggs found between mid-Jun and late Jul; one brood, in S part of range possibly two. Nest built by... read more
Migratory. In autumn, leaves N parts of breeding range from late Aug–Sept, and most have gone... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Common to locally abundant. Common and widespread in Russia and NE China; estimated breeding densities of up to 58 birds/km² in C Siberia and 35... read more
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