River Warbler

Description: The bird is olive red-brown from top and whitish from below. The quills are somewhat darker than the back. The front of the neck, breast, and lower throat has olive red-brown broad longitudinal streaks, which gradually fuse to become grey olive red-brown on the flanks, breast and belly. The bird is 145-170 mm long, with 69-79 mm wings, and weighing 17-19.5 gr.

Habitat: It searches for appropriate spots in shrubberies along rivulets and forest creeks, on wet slopes of forest ravines, in damp forests (especially if close to water) with abundant underbrush and undergrowth, in thickets along shores of steppe lakes and rivers, and in abandoned gardens and parks.

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