About 25 cm long. Gingery-brown with conspicuous
eyering and white streak behind eye. Its Chinese
name means “painted eyebrow”
Resident. Favours woodland and hillsides
with thick scrub cover.
Not shy but difficult to observe in undergrowth.
Sometimes perches prominently when singing.Feeds
mainly on insects and fruits. Breeding season
from April to July. Large shallow nest constructed
close to ground.