Blyth’s Reed Warbler
Plain, olive or grey-brown warbler, with the long, sloping forehead and ‘linear’ look of the typical Acrocephalus warbler; short, diffuse buff-brown supercilium, not very visible behind eye; fresh plumage is olive brown above, pale below, with buff washed flanks, breast, vent; worn plumage is olive grey above, whiter below,
with grey wash; usually solitary; moves inconspicuously through undergrowth, bushes and trees; often flicks, flares tail.
Dry, dense bushy areas with trees at the margin of forests and cultivation; orchards, gardens, shrubs, not always near water.
Nepal, Bhutan and Arunachal Pradesh and Bangladesh
Calls: harsh zuk; tcheeairr; song: chrekchrek chuwee.