Pale-legged leaf warbler

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Pale-legged leaf warbler
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Phylloscopidae
Genus: Phylloscopus
P. tenellipes
Binomial name
Phylloscopus tenellipes
Swinhoe, 1860

The pale-legged leaf warbler (Phylloscopus tenellipes) is a species of Old World warbler in the family Phylloscopidae. It is found in Manchuria; it winters in Southeast Asia. Its natural habitat is temperate forests.


12 cm length. Brownish upperparts with contrasting greyish-brown crown and nape. Whitish supercilium contrasts strongly, not reaching forehead but extending well behind eye. Eyeline dark brown and wider behind eye. Cheeks mottled pale brown and throat whitish. White undertail coverts contrast with paler olive-brown rump and uppertail coverts, lacks greenish tinge. Breast and belly whitish, washed pale brown.[2]


Song, 'tiriririririririri' recalling.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Phylloscopus tenellipes". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.
  2. ^ A Field Guide to the Birds of Korea (2005). ISBN 89-951415-3-0.