Manipur Fulvetta Fulvetta manipurensis ranges northeast India to northern Vietnam. In China manipurensis western Yunnan and tonkinensis southeast Yunnan. HABITAT & BEHAVIOR Forages noisily and actively in undergrowth in broadleaf and coniferous forests and bamboo thickets. Feeds primarily on insects. Usually in small flocks. ID & COMPARISON Mantle, breast, and head grey (forecrown usually brown), with black lateral crown stripes. Throat whitish, with faint streaks. Wings rufous with whitish wing panel on black primaries; rump and belly rufous-brown; tail brown. Grey-hooded Fulvetta F. cinereiceps lacks distinct lateral crown stripe. Spectacled Fulvetta F. ruficapilla has dark irides and rufous-brown crown. Chinese Fulvetta F. striaticollis is browner and streaked, is whitish below, and has black lores. BARE PARTS Irides pale, bill black; feet pinkish-brown. VOICE Busy chattering and clearly enunciated, squeaky whistles.