Lemon-rumped Warbler Phylloscopus chloronotus

(aka Pale-rumped Warbler, Lemon-rumped Leaf-warbler)
Lemon-rumped Warbler, Drugyel Dzong, Paro, Bhutan, March 2008 - click for larger image

Drugyel Dzong, Paro, Bhutan
March 2008

The Lemon-rumped Warbler  is distributed along the Himalayas and into south-central China and northern Indochina.

Lemon-rumped Warbler, Drugyel Dzong, Paro, Bhutan, March 2008 - click for larger image It is found in a variety of forest types including spruce, pine and rhododendron.

A small leaf-warbler with a whitish crown-stripe on an olive-brown crown it has a buffy supercilium and a dark eye-stripe hooked downwards at the rear. It also has a pale yellow rump and two pale wing-bars. The bill is dark but with a pale orange base to the lower mandible.

There is additional information available via Avibase.
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