French: Bouscarle à sourcils blancs German: Bambusdickichtsänger Spanish: Mosquitero cejiblanco
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Subspecies and Distribution
A. s. flaviventris
(Jerdon, 1863) – Nepal, NE India (Sikkim, N West Bengal, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur), Bhutan, E Bangladesh and W Myanmar.
A. s. drasticus
Deignan, 1947 – NE India (Assam) and N Myanmar.
A. s. smythiesi
Deignan, 1947 – C Myanmar.
A. s. superciliaris
(Blyth, 1859) – E & S Myanmar, S China (S Yunnan and SW Guangxi), and N & SW Thailand E to C Laos.
A. s. euthymus
Deignan, 1947 – Vietnam.
A. s. bambusarum
Deignan, 1947 – N peninsular Thailand.
A. s. sakaiorum
(Stresemann, 1912) – S peninsular Thailand and Peninsular Malaysia.
A. s. papilio
Deignan, 1947 – Sumatra.
A. s. schwaneri
(Blyth, 1870) – Borneo.
A. s. vordermani
(Büttikofer, 1893) – Java.
9 cm; 6–7 g. A small, rather slim, almost featureless yellow-and-olive warbler with relatively large bill; short undertail-coverts and narrow tail (usually kept closed... read more
Song a somewhat halting delivery of c. 6 high-pitched piercing whistled notes, almost of tinkling... read more
Undergrowth of evergreen forest, especially bamboos by streams in low hills, mountain foothills and... read more
Food and feeding
Food almost entirely tiny invertebrates; items recorded include tiny spiders (Araneae), small dipteran flies including mosquitoes (... read more
Season early Apr to Jun in NE India, from latter part of Mar in N Borneo. Nest constructed by both sexes, a compact cup of moss, fibres and... read more
Basically resident; distinct shift to lower elevations for winter, when may be encountered by... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). In Nepal, relatively common only in extreme SE; several reports from C Nepal (W to Pokhara and Chitwan), where possibly only an... read more
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