Birds of Sattal

Scaly-breasted Cupwing

Adorable tiny bird that loosely resembles a minute tailless wren. Warm dark brown above with rufous overtones, and scaled below; pale-morph birds have white edgings to black “scales,” while dark-morph birds have edgings that are coffee-stain tan. Extremely similar to Chinese and Pygmy Cupwings. Readily separated from Chinese Cupwing by range, except in overlap zone …

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