Scientific Name: Iduna caligata
Malay Name: Cekup-Pokok Kecil Utara
Chinese Name: 靴篱莺
Range: 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
Identification: 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)
Migrant bar chart (see more bar charts):
Booted Warbler Iduna caligata Average number of individuals by week based on Singapore Bird Database data, Jul 2013 to Jun 2023 (all records)
BirdLife International. (2017). Iduna caligata. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2017. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2017-1.RLTS.T22714891A111100210.en. Accessed on 1 January 2023
Bird Society of Singapore. (n.d.). Booted Warbler. Retrieved on December 1, 2023 from https://singaporebirds.com/species/booted-warbler.