Binomial name: Phylloscopus fuscatus, Edward Blyth, 1842
The dusky warbler (Phylloscopus fuscatus) is a leaf warbler which breeds in the east Palearctic. The genus name Phylloscopus is from Ancient Greek phullon, "leaf", and skopos, "seeker" (from skopeo, "to watch"). The specific fuscatus is from Latin fuscus "dark".
This warbler is strongly migratory and winters in South Asia and South-east Asia. It sometimes occurs in North America in Alaska, and has also occurred in California.
This is an abundant bird of taiga bogs and wet meadows. The nest is built low in a bush, and 5-6 eggs are laid. Like most Old World warblers, this small passerine is insectivorous.
The dusky warbler is prone to vagrancy as far as western Europe in October, despite a 3000 km distance from its breeding grounds. It has wintered in Great Britain.
This is a warbler similar in size and shape to a chiffchaff. The adult has an unstreaked brown back and buff underparts. There is a prominent whitish supercilium, and the bill is fine and pointed. The sexes are identical, as with most warblers, but young birds are more olive-tinged above. Like most warblers, it is insectivorous, but will take other small food items, including berries.
The song is a monotonous whistle, and the call is a harsh check. The call is often the first clue that this typically skulking species is present, away from the breeding grounds.
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Kingdom Animalia Phylum Chordata Class Aves Order Passeriformes Family Phylloscopidae Genus Phylloscopus Species Phylloscopus fuscatus
Least Concern (IUCN3.1)
Amphawa District, Samut Songkhram Ban Bueng District, Chonburi Ban Laem District, Phetchaburi Ban Lat District, Phetchaburi Ban Lueam District, Nakhon Ratchasima Ban Phai District, Khon Kaen Bang Len District, Nakhon Pathom Bang Pakong District, Chachoengsao Bang Phra Non-Hunting Area Bang Pu Recreation Centre Bangkok Province Borabue District, Maha Sarakham Bueng Boraped Non-Hunting Area Bueng Khong Long Non-Hunting Area Chae Hom District, Lampang Chaiyo District, Ang Thong Chatturat District, Chaiyaphum Chiang Dao District, Chiang Mai Chiang Dao Wildlife Sanctuary Chiang Khong District, Chiang Rai Chiang Saen District, Chiang Rai Doi Inthanon National Park Doi Lang Doi Lo District, Chiang Mai Doi Pha Hom Pok National Park Doi Saket District, Chiang Mai Doi Suthep - Pui National Park Doi Tao District, Chiang Mai Don Chedi District, Suphan Buri Fang District, Chiang Mai Hang Chat District, Lampang Huai Chorakhe Mak Reservoir Non-Hunting Area Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Sanctuary Huai Talat Reservoir Non-Hunting Area Kaeng Khoi District, Saraburi Kaeng Khro District, Chaiyaphum Kaeng Krachan District, Phetchaburi Kaeng Krachan National Park Kamphaeng Saen District, Nakhon Pathom Kanthararom District, Sisaket Kantharawichai District, Maha Sarakham Khanom District, Nakhon Si Thammarat Khao Laem National Park Khao Sam Roi Yot National Park Khao Soi Dao Wildlife Sanctuary Khao Sok National Park Khao Yai National Park Khao Yoi District, Phetchaburi Khemarat District, Ubon Ratchathani Khlong Lan National Park Khlong Luang District, Pathum Thani Khon San District, Chaiyaphum Khun Chae National Park Khun Tan District, Chiang Rai Khung Kraben Non-Hunting Area Klaeng District, Rayong Kui Buri National Park Kumphawapi District, Udon Thani Kut Thing Non-Hunting Area Laem Ngop District, Trat Laem Pak Bia Lam Nam Kok National Park Mae Ai District, Chiang Mai Mae Chan District, Chiang Rai Mae Charim National Park Mae Mo District, Lampang Mae Moei National Park Mae Ping National Park Mae Rim District, Chiang Mai Mae Sai District, Chiang Rai Mae Sot District, Tak Mae Taeng District, Chiang Mai Mae Tha, Lampang District, Lampang Mae Wong National Park Mu Ko Chang National Park Mueang Buriram District, Buriram Mueang Chaiyaphum District, Chaiyaphum Mueang Chiang Mai District, Chiang Mai Mueang Chiang Rai District, Chiang Rai Mueang Chonburi District, Chonburi Mueang Kanchanaburi District, Kanchanaburi Mueang Khon Kaen District, Khon Kaen Mueang Krabi District, Krabi Mueang Lampang District, Lampang Mueang Lamphun District, Lamphun Mueang Maha Sarakham District, Maha Sarakham Mueang Nan District, Nan Mueang Nong Khai District, Nong Khai Mueang Pan District, Lampang Mueang Pattani District, Pattani Mueang Phayao District, Phayao Mueang Phetchabun District, Phetchabun Mueang Phetchaburi District, Phetchaburi Mueang Phichit District, Phichit Mueang Phitsanulok District, Phitsanulok Mueang Samut Sakhon District, Samut Sakhon Mueang Satun District, Satun Mueang Sukhothai District, Sukhothai Mueang Suphanburi District, Suphan Buri Mueang Surin District, Surin Mueang Tak District, Tak Mueang Uttaradit District, Uttaradit Nam Nao National Park Namtok Pha Charoen National Park Namtok Phlio National Park Non Sang District, Nong Bua Lamphu Nong Bong Khai Non-Hunting Area Nong Song Hong District, Khon Kaen Nong Waeng Non-Hunting Area Ob Khan National Park Omkoi Wildlife Sanctuary Pai District, Mae Hong Son Pak Chong District, Nakhon Ratchasima Pak Phli District, Nakhon Nayok Pak Thale Pha Daeng National Park Pha Taem National Park Phan District, Chiang Rai Phimai District, Nakhon Ratchasima Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya District, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya Phu Foi Lom National Park Phu Hin Rong Kla National Park Phu Khiao Wildlife Sanctuary Phu Kradueng National Park Phu Luang Wildlife Sanctuary Phu Suan Sai National Park Phu Wiang National Park Phutthamonthon District, Nakhon Pathom Pran Buri District, Prachuap Khiri Khan Pran Buri Forest Park Rattanawapi District, Nong Khai Sai Noi District, Nonthaburi Sai Yok District, Kanchanaburi Salawin National Park Samae San Island Samut Prakan Province San Sai District, Chiang Mai Sanam Bin Reservoir Non-Hunting Area Sattahip District, Chonburi Sikhoraphum District, Surin Taksin Maharat National Park Taphan Hin District, Phichit Tat Mok National Park Than Sadet - Koh Pha-Ngan National Park Thanyaburi District, Pathum Thani Thao Kosa Forest Park Thung Yai Naresuan Wildlife Sanctuary Wat Phai Lom & Wat Ampu Wararam Non-Hunting Area Wiang Kaen District, Chiang Rai Range map of Phylloscopus fuscatus in Thailand
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