French: Pouillot de Tytler German: Dünnschnabel-Laubsänger Spanish: Mosquitero de Tytler
W. E. Brooks
#R, Kashmir and Simla, north India
NE Afghanistan (Nuristan) and W Himalayas of N Pakistan and Kashmir; non-breeding SW India (Western Ghats S to Kerala and W Tamil Nadu).
10–12 cm; 7–8 g. A medium-sized leaf-warbler with comparatively long and slender bill and short tail, and with prominent supercilium. Has long whitish or... read more
Song a distinctive and even-paced, high-pitched, rising and falling “pi-tsi-pi-tsu” or “kitchu-... read more
Breeds in evergreen forest, conifer forests, particularly with blue pine (Pinus) and... read more
Food and feeding
Food mostly small insects and larvae. Singly or in pairs; in non-breeding season also in small groups, and joins mixed-species foraging... read more
Apr–Jul. Nest a ball of dry grasses, birch bark, lichens, animal hair and feathers, on ground among tree roots or up to 12 m above... read more
Migratory. Post-breeding migration S through NC Pakistan from mid-Aug and in N India (Himachal... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Currently considered Near Threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Western Himalayas EBA. Scarce and poorly-known in general. Scarce or... read more
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