French: Pouillot de Schwarz German: Bartlaubsänger Spanish: Mosquitero de Schwarz
Sylvia (Phyllopneuste) Schwarzi
Tarei Nor and Bureya Mountains, Transbaikalia and Amurland, Russia
SC & SE Siberia (Novosibirsk and Russian Altai E to Stanovoy Mts, Ussuriland, Amurland and Sakhalin), S to N Mongolia, NE China (Greater and Lesser Hinggan Mts) and N Korea; non-breeding N and C Thailand, E Myanmar (N Tenasserim) E to Indochina, occasionally SE China (Guangdong).
12·5–13·5 cm; 8–15 g. A medium-sized, stocky leaf-warbler with rather large-headed, hunched appearance, stout legs and comparatively thick bill.... read more
Song, from treetop (on spring passage) or from lower parts of tree and undergrowth (later, during... read more
Breeds in open taiga forest (particularly glades and clearings) with dense undergrowth, also on... read more
Food and feeding
Food mostly small insects and larvae. Forages usually alone, in low branches of trees or bushes, in ground-layer vegetation and on ground... read more
Jun to early Aug; nestlings middle to late Jul in SE Russia (Amurland) and fledglings early Aug on Sakhalin I. Territorial, territory... read more
Migratory. All populations make post-breeding movement to SE Asia (mainly Myanmar and Thailand and... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Common or locally common. Fairly common in China; common in SE Asian non-breeding area, widespread and uncommon in Cambodia. Little information on... read more
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