English: Lesser Whitethroat,
Russian: Славка завирушка
Mongolian: Тарчигнаа зэржигэнэ
French: Fauvette babillarde
Japanese: コノドジロムシクイ (Ko-nodojiro-mushikui)
Body length: 12-15 cm
Wing span: 17-19 cm
Breeding visitor /passage migrant
Breeding season: May-August
Egg number: 4-6 (occasionally 3-7)
Egg colour: Creamy white with olive-buff and
grey spots, blotches.
1 per year
Global status: Least concern
Regional status: Least concern
Food: Arthropods including beetles, grasshoppers,
flies and their larvae.
Habitat: Breeding pairs nest in variety of
bushes, scrub young tree sand thickets in high mountains, at the edges of
mountain taiga forests, forest steppe, patched woodlands and valleys of rivers
and lakes. The nest is placed low in a bush or conifer tree, usually 0.7-1.2 m
high, very occasionally up to 3.5 m.