Other Names: Indian Tree Pipit, Hodgson's Tree Pipit
Distribution: In summer, from Himalayan Pakistan and India, westward through Nepal, into China, eastwards through Korea to Japan, and north through north Central Asia into north-eastern Europe. In winter, peninsular India east to southeast Asia and the Philippines.
Size: 13-15 cm in length with a 26-28 cm wingspan.
Plumage: Pale green-olive on the wings and upper back, with only faintly streaked lower back and plain off-white rump. Wings are streaked heavily with black and lightly with yellow. The face is also well marked, with broad pale buff undersides and white and black spots on the cheek. The underside is heavily streaked with black and yellow. The legs are pink, the bill is brown, and the eyes are black.