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Common in Asia, this plain warbler skulks in thickets, its presence revealed by its sharp low callnote. The Dusky Warbler is known as a rare visitor to western Alaska. It has also reached California about a dozen times, mostly in fall.
Family Leaf-Warblers
Common in Asia, this plain warbler skulks in thickets, its presence revealed by its sharp low callnote. The Dusky Warbler is known as a rare visitor to western Alaska. It has also reached California about a dozen times, mostly in fall.

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Call a sharp shtek, often compared to call of Lincoln's Sparrow.
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