|Range||China, Japan, North Korea, South Korea, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, the Philippines, Russia, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam.|
The Asian stubtail (Urosphena squameiceps), is a species of bush warbler in the Cettiidae family. It is found in China, Japan, North Korea, South Korea, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, the Philippines, Russia, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam. Its natural habitat is temperate forests.
A small bird with a short tail. Males and females are similar in color, as well as juveniles after fledging; they are brown all over with a paler underpart and a darker brown crest and eyeline.
Distribution and Habitat
Breeding Asian stubtails reside in portions of northeast Asia; non-breeding in parts of southeast Asia including Taiwan and SE China, preferring a habitat of undergrowth in evergreen broadleaf or lowland coniferous forest.
Breeding males produce a high-pitched "shee-shee-shee-shee" or "cee-cee-cee", while both males and females make a call similar to "chott-chott-chott".