Himalayan Accentor Prunella himalayana

Himalayan Accentor
Himalayan Accentor
The Himalayan Accentor, as its name indicates, is native to the Himalayas. It is also called the Altai Accentor and is native to the Himalayan foothills around India, Central Asia and Tibet.
Himalayan Accentor
Himalayan Accentor
Himalayan Accentor
Like most accentors, it likes undergrowth in mountainous regions (this one high in Kazakhstan's Tien Shan).
Himalayan Accentor
Himalayan Accentor
Himalayan Accentor
Its relationship to the Dunnock is clear. My distant photos have been replaced by closer, sharper photos by Alexandra Makhnina throughout the page above.