White browed fulvetta

White-browed-fulvetta

White-browed Fulvetta is a local resident of Himalayas and hills of north-east India.

How does the bird appear…

It has dark crown and dark mask with broad white supercillium. The crown has blackish lateral stripes. Throat and breast are white. Wings are rufescent with black-grey slashes.

Juveniles are rustier above, have less distinctive lateral stripes and paler flanks.

Habitat: Where to find this bird?

It inhabits dense vegetation in primary forests above 1800 meters.

Food

It feeds mainly on insects but also takes berries and seeds.

Breeding & Nesting

In Indian subcontinent it breeds from April to July. Nest is buky, deep cup placed in bush or in bamboo. The usual clutch is 2-3 eggs.

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