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Ri jfous-Tailed Tailorbird

' I "his scrub-dwelling warbler characteristically carries its tail in a cocked position while searching the undergrowth for insects. It often runs rapidly along a branch to seize its prey. The species has a loud, cheerful song.

• NliST The birds "sew" large leaves together where they arc still attached strong • to the plant, using threads of plant down feet for and spiderwebs. They then build acrobatic a lined cup nest between the leaves. clinging

• DISTRIBUTION Malay Peninsula, Sumatra, Borneo, and small islands in \V. Philippines.

sharp bill for pierring leaves often cocked

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