Buff-barred Warbler Phylloscopus pulcher
Buff-barred Warbler, Thrumsing La, Mongar, Bhutan, April 2008 - click for larger image

Thrumsing La, Mongar, Bhutan
April 2008

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

In the breeding season it is found at between 2,100 and 4,300 metres in a variety of montane forest types including rhododendron as in this case. It winters lower down in evergreen forest.

Above it is olive-brown with buffy-orange wing-bars and a yellowish supercilium. It is dull yellow below and shows white on the outer tail feathers.

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