French: Pouillot modeste German: Eichenlaubsänger Spanish: Mosquitero sencillo
A. O. Hume
Mountains of Iran, S Turkmenistan, E Uzbekistan, W Tajikistan, N & SE Afghanistan and W Pakistan (Baluchistan), recorded once in SE Turkey#R; non-breeding coastal Iran, C & S Pakistan, NW India, United Arab Emirates and N Oman.
9–10 cm; 4·2–7 g. Small, short-tailed leaf-warbler, only slightly larger than Goldcrest (Regulus regulus), with plain or inconspicuous appearance... read more
Song, often given also throughout non-breeding season, a soft twittering warble comprising varying... read more
Breeds between 2400 m and 4200 m in oak (Quercus) forest, low bushes in juniper (... read more
Food and feeding
Food mostly small insects and larvae. Forages usually alone in winter, but often in pairs in summer. Active and agile in upper foliage of... read more
Season Apr–Jul. Nest a ball of grass, moss and feathers, placed up to 1 m from ground in scrub or clump of low shrubs. Clutch 3... read more
Migratory, mostly over short distances; some birds may winter within overall breeding range, but at... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Common to locally common in breeding season from Iran E to Baluchistan. Status in Turkey unclear, several records (one documented by description and... read more
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