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Near Threatened (NT)

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Biology

This small, inconspicuous bird feeds primarily on insects and spends its days quietly foraging high in the dense forests, plucking its prey from the foliage, while habitually jerking its tail up and down (2) (5). Pairs of Rodrigues warblers appear to remain together in a territory throughout most of the year (2) (5). During the breeding season, which extends from late September to March, pairs of Rodrigues warblers construct a nest. Usually this is a small cup structure, with a deep inside lined with a few feathers, that is situated up to nine metres off the ground, supported in the fork of slender branches. Two or three eggs are laid in each clutch, with possibly two broods being raised each breeding season. Both sexes share the responsibility of incubating their precious brood (2).

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