Scientific Name: Phylloscopus coronatus
Malay Name: Cekup-Daun Raja Timur
Chinese Name: 冕柳莺
Found from Russia, China, Korea to Japan and winters to Southeast Asia
Size: 12.5-13 cm
Identification: Resembles Arctic Warbler and Sakhalin Leaf Warbler but has well-defined pale median coronal stripe on darker crown (which is more distinct at the rear often not reaching the fore-crown), longer bill with dark upper mandible and pale lower mandible (with no dark tip), yellower-green upperparts, whiter underparts and pale yellow undertail-coverts.
Habitat: Forests, mangroves, gardens, parks and suitable wooded areas.
Behaviour/Ecology: Frequents the canopy where it forages in the foliage.
Local Status: Uncommon migrant
Conservation Status: Least Concern (IUCN 3.1)
Location: Central Catchment Forest, Bukit Timah Nature Reserve, Sungei Buloh, Bidadari, Tuas South and Pasir Ris Park.
Craig Robson (2011) A Field Guide to the Birds of South-East Asia
Allen Jeyarajasingam & Alan Pearson (2012) A Field Guide to the Birds of Peninsular Malaysia and Singapore