Lemon rumped warbler

Lemon-rumped-warbler

Lemon rumped warbler is small beautiful bird. It has got its name from its bright pale yellow rump.

How does the bird appear…

It has olive green upperparts and whitish underparts. It shows a pale yellow stripe in the centre of the crown, with dark olive borders. It has broad yellow supercillium. It distinguishing character is the bold dark, almost black, eye stripe which broadens behind the eye, and curves down to form a little dark corner to the ear coverts. Wings show two yellowish wing bars. Bill is dark. Legs are pale.

Habitat: Where to find this bird?

It is found in hill forests of Himalayas and moves to lower altitude forests during winter.

Food

It feeds on tiny invertebrates which it picks up from leaf edges.

Breeding & Nesting

Breeding season is from late May to June.

 

 

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