French: Rossignol siffleur German: Schwirrnachtigall Spanish: Ruiseñor silbador
Macao, south-eastern China
C & E Siberia from R Ob and upper R Yenisey E to S Russian Far East, N & C Sakhalin, C Kamchatka and NE China (N Inner Mongolia, Heilongjiang), possibly also S Kuril Is and NE Korea; non-breeding S & SE China (SE Xizang and S Yunnan E to Guangdong), Hainan, Laos and N & C Vietnam.
13–14 cm. Plumage is warm mid-brown above, with rufous lower rump and tail, whitish below, with delicate grey-tinged mid-brown scaling on throat or throat side and... read more
Song, at height of breeding season given also at night, a series of identical phrases consisting of... read more
Damp broadleaf evergreen and semi-evergreen bottomland forest with dense undergrowth, fallen trees... read more
Food and feeding
Beetles, ants, spiders, etc. Forages mainly on ground.
Jun–Jul in Russia. Nest a cup of old leaves, moss, grass stems and pine needles, lined with fine stems and rootlets, placed generally... read more
Migrant. Autumn passage in Russia begins late Aug, but in Korean Peninsula and at Beidaihe (NE... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). Generally fairly common over extensive range in Russia (Siberia to Far East), but somewhat patchy owing to habitat requirements. Not... read more
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