Seicercus burkii Burton, 1836.
OTHER COMMON NAMES
English: Yellow-eyed flycatcher warbler; French: Pouillot de Burke; German: Goldbrillen-Laubsдngerl Spanish: Curruca de Burke.
3.9–4.7 in (10–12 cm); 0.2–0.3 oz (6–9 g). Small, plump warbler, with bright green upperparts, bright yellow underparts, a short, broad tail with white undertail feathers. Crown streaked black and gray, eyering yellow; yellow wingbar.
Southern Asia, from India to south-central China to Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam.
Mid-level undergrowth of evergreen or mixed forest in highlands. Winters at lower elevations.
Usually solitary or in pairs. Rarely found in canopy. Song of burkii is a loud, clear trill.
FEEDING ECOLOGY AND DIET
Insects. Often joins mixed-species flocks in non-breeding season.
Little known. Nest is ball of mosses, grass, and other plant fibers, lined with moss and lichen, and concealed along a bank or slope, often in tree roots. Four eggs are incubated by both parents.
SIGNIFICANCE TO HUMANS
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