Warbler, Asian Desert


Name: Warbler, Asian Desert

Scientific name: Sylvia nana

Type: Warbler

Color: Brown,White

Habitat: Fields

Size: 12.5cm

Conservation status:

Passage Migrant and Winter Visitor


A small sandy grey -brown warbler, with relatively long tail and legs. Rufous-brown tertials rump and closed upper tail. The tail, when spread is dark brown, with much white on sides with a rufous centre.The fine bill is mostly yellow, with yellowish iris and legs. Sometimes there is a pale area around the eye. Spends much time on the ground, with small hops, flicking half-cocked tail. It flies low over the ground from bush to bush.

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