Western Crowned leaf warbler


Western crowned leaf warbler breeds in Central Asia.

How does the bird appear…

It has grayish green upperparts. Underparts are white with grey wash to breast and flanks. Head shows greyish-white crown stripe and two broad dusky olive coronal bands. Cheeks and ear coverts are pale yellow. Lores and eye stripe are dark-grey. It has long supercilia which extend to nape; it is yellower before and above eye and becomes whiter towards nape. Wings have two yellowish bars on it.

Habitat: Where to find this bird?

It is found in spruce and mixed conifer and deciduous forests.


It feeds on arthropods, bugs, beetles, spiders etc.

Breeding & Nesting

It breeds from May to July. Nest is built by female. Nest is ball shaped structure placed in hole. The typical clutch is 4 eggs.


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