Common Tailorbird (Orthotomus sutorius)
Cisticolidae – Tailorbirds, Warblers and Jeries
Common Tailorbird (Orthotomus sutorius) is shy and usually hidden within vegetation, their loud calls are familiar and give away their presence. They are distinctive in having a long upright tail, greenish upper body plumage and rust coloured forehead and crown.
Orthotomus sutorius guzuratus – Peninsular India.
Orthotomus sutorius patia – North East India
Orthotomus sutorius luteus – North East India
Conservation status – Least Concern
Tamil – Thaiyal Chittu (தையல் சிட்டு), Bengali – Tuntuni
Common Tailorbird (Orthotomus sutorius) Call/Song