English: Brown Accentor,
Pale Accentor Body length: 14-15 cm
Mongolian: Шарга хайруулдай
French: Accenteur brun
Wing span: 30-32 cm
Passage migrant /winter
Breeding season: May-August
Egg number: 3-5
Egg colour: Glossy, very
pale blue without markings.
Brood: 1 per year
Global status: Least
Regional status: Least
Food: Flies, spiders,
beetles, snails, seeds and berries of various plants.
Habitat: Nests in
overgrown mountain thickets and scrub (Juniperus sp.) on dry, rocky slopes in
alpine and subalpine areas of high mountains. Female builds the nest in scrub
such as juniper, rock crevices, under rock crevices, under rocks and
vegetation, and in small trees 1-2 m high. The nest is a bulky cup of plant
stems and dried grasses lined with hair, wool, cashmere and feathers.