About 12 cm long (excluding elongated male tail).
Rufous forecrown and long tail (often cocked)
are its distinctive features. Juvenile lacks rufous
Resident. Common and widespread. Often
seen in woodland and major urban parks.
Usually keeps to undergrowth but is not
shy. The bird is noisy with a variety of call
notes. Breeding season from April to August. Constructs
unique nest with one or two leaves stitched together
to form a firm support for the small round nest.
Photo: Cheung Ho Fai