148. Phylloscopus plumbeitarsus

148. Middendorff’s Willow-Warbler.
PHYLLOSCOPUS PLUMBEITARSUS.
Phylloscopus plumbeitarsus, Swinhoe, Ibis. p. 330 1861 ; Seebohm, Cat. B. Br. Mus. v. p. 45 ; P. intermedia, Severtz. Turk. Jevot. p. 125.
ad. (Turkestan). Differs from P. viridanus in having two wing-bars. Culmen 0.5, wing 2.2, tail 1.7, tarsus 0.7 inch ; 1st primary 0.5 to 0.7 long. the 2nd intermediate between the 7th and 8th or equal to the 8th. The present is a somewhat doubtful species differing but little from P. viridanus.
Hab. Asia from Turkestan to southern Siberia, wintering in Cochin China and Burma.
In its habits it is arboreal, frequenting the dense foliage of trees, feeding on insects which are found on the leaves. Its call-note is double and sibilant. Its nest and eggs are as yet unknown.

BookTitle: 
A Manual Of Palaearctic Birds
Reference: 
Dresser, Henry Eeles. A Manual of Palaearctic Birds. Vol. 1. 1902.
Title in Book: 
148. Phylloscopus plumbeitarsus
Book Author: 
H. E. Dresser
CatNo: 
148
Year: 
1902
Page No: 
102
Common name: 
Middendorff’s Willow Warbler
M_ID: 
23036
M_CN: 
Two-barred Warbler
M_SN: 
Phylloscopus plumbeitarsus
Volume: 
Vol. 1
id: 
10546

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