Warbler, Plain Leaf


Name: Warbler, Plain Leaf

Scientific name: Phylloscopus neglectus

Type: Warbler

Color: Brown,Cream,Grey

Habitat: Fields

Size: 9cm

Conservation status:

Rare Winter Visitor


The smallest warbler lacking any obvious markings. Similar to Chiffchaff, with upperparts pale brownish-grey, tinged olive. Indistinct pale to cream supercilium, narrow white eye-ring, dusky lores and and eye-stripe, and buff flecked ear-coverts. Underparts off-white, washed creamy on flanks. Legs and bill dark brown. Very active, constantly flicking wings, or seen in whirring and jerky flight.

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