Ashy-throated Warbler Phylloscopus maculipennis
Lemon-rumped Warbler, Yutang La, Bumthang, Bhutan, April 2008 - click for larger image

Yutang La, Bumthang, Bhutan
April 2008

The Ashy-throated Warbler is distributed from Kashmir through the Himalayas to south China and northern Indochina.

In the breeding season it is found in mixed forest with thick undergrowth including rhododendron at between 1,800 and 3,500 metres while in the winter it is found lower down in broadleaf and secondary forest.

Lemon-rumped Warbler, Yutang La, Bumthang, Bhutan, April 2008 - click for larger image It has bold head stripes and pale yellow wing-bars. The rump is also pale yellow while the back and wings are bright olive-green. From chin to upper breast it is pale grey while the remaining underparts are yellow. The bill is small and delicate-looking.

There are recordings on xeno-canto and additional material is available via Avibase.
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