- Curruca crassirostris
- Long pointed bill
- Black legs
- Plain grey back and whitish underparts
- dark grey head
- Black eye mask
- White throat
- Iris may be white but is dark in most individuals
Females and immatures
- Brownish-grey back
- Paler head and buff underparts
- Iris is dark in many if not most
More varied song, pinker belly, and sometimes more strongly marked hood than the very similar Western Orphean Warbler.
This species was formerly lumped with Western Orphean Warbler to Orphean Warbler.
- C. c. crassirostris:
- C. c. balchanica:
- C. c. jerdoni
Open deciduous woodland.
A Migratory species.
The nest is build in a tree or bush; the clutch consists of 4-6 eggs.
The diet consists mostly of insects.
- Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, S. M. Billerman, T. A. Fredericks, J. A. Gerbracht, D. Lepage, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2021. The eBird/Clements checklist of Birds of the World: v2021. Downloaded from https://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
- Birdforum thread discussing some aspects of id of Eastern Orphean Warbler
- BirdForum Opus contributors. (2023) Eastern Orphean Warbler. In: BirdForum, the forum for wild birds and birding. Retrieved 28 November 2023 from https://www.birdforum.net/opus/Eastern_Orphean_Warbler
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