19818__Contributed By: Invalid or Unknown Member ()Common Noun - Common Gender The Common Tailorbird, Orthotomus sutorius, is a songbird formerly placed in the "Old World warbler" assemblage, but nowadays in the family Cisticolidae. This "typical" tailorbird is a resident breeder in tropical south Asia from Pakistan and India to south China, and Indonesia. It has also been spotted in Great Britain.
This passerine bird is typically found in open woodland, scrub and gardens. Tailorbirds get their name from the way their nest is constructed. The edges of a large leaf are pierced and sewn together with plant fibre or spider's web to make a cradle in which the actual grass nest is built. The Common Tailorbird builds its nest in a shrub and lays 3–5 eggs. These 13-cm-long warblers are brightly coloured, with bright green upperparts and whitish underparts. The crown of the head is chestnut. They have short rounded wings, a short tail, strong legs and a long decurved bill. The tail is typically held upright, like a wren's. The sexes are identical, except that the male has long central tail feathers in the breeding season. Young birds are duller. There are two endemic races in Sri Lanka which retain the male's long tail feathers all year. Like most warblers, the Common Tailorbird is insectivorous. The song is a loud cheeup-cheeup-cheeup. এবিধ সৰু চৰাই৷ ই গছৰ পাতবোৰ এখনৰ লগত আনখন সিঁ বাঁহ বনায়৷English:Common Tailor bird, Orthotomus sutorius, tailorbird, Assamese:পাতসিয়া চৰাই, Dimasa:daotisa laigor,