Scientific Name: Iduna caligata
Malay Name: Cekup-Pokok Kecil Utara
Chinese Name: 靴篱莺
Found from western and central Russia to Kazakhstan, Iran, Afghanistan and western China with some populations wintering to the Indian subcontinent and Sri Lanka
Size: 11–12·5 cm
Resembles Black-browed Reed Warbler but is significantly smaller, lacks the black lateral crown-stripes, has a short faint supercilium, paler brown upperparts and pinkish legs.
Habitat: Open country among bushes and tall vegetation.
Behaviour/Ecology: Forages among trees and other tall vegetation instead of reed-beds and grassland.
Local Status: Vagrant
Conservation Status: Least Concern (BirdLife International 2017)
Location: A single bird wintering at Kranji Marsh between December 2017 and March 2018.
BirdLife International. (2017). Iduna caligata. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2017. Downloaded on 2 September 2021