Western crowned warbler

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Western crowned warbler
Western Crowned Warbler.jpg
at Kullu - Manali District of Himachal Pradesh, India.
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Phylloscopidae
Genus: Phylloscopus
Species: P. occipitalis
Binomial name
Phylloscopus occipitalis
(Blyth, 1845)
Eggs of Phylloscopus occipitalis MHNT

The western crowned warbler (Phylloscopus occipitalis) is a leaf warbler which breeds in Central Asia. It winters in the forests of the Western Ghats.

The nest is built in a hole, and the typical clutch is four eggs.

The species has a distinctive crown stripe and two wing-bars. It often moves in small flocks or in mixed hunting parties.

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