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Yellow-browed Warbler

From Opus

Photo by alibennBeidaihe, China, May 2005
Photo by alibenn
Beidaihe, China, May 2005
Phylloscopus inornatus


[edit] Identification

10–11 cm

  • Green upperparts
  • Off-white underparts
  • Bold yellow supercilium
  • Prominent yellow double wing bars
  • Black and white pattern on the tertials

[edit] Distribution

Photo by Jim WoodRSPB Sumburgh Head close to the Main Building, Shetland, September 2006
Photo by Jim Wood
RSPB Sumburgh Head close to the Main Building, Shetland, September 2006

Breeds in Asia and far northeastern Europe, east from just west of the Urals to China.

[edit] Taxonomy

This is a monotypic species[1].

There were formerly considered to be three subspecies, but humei and mandellii are now split as a separate species Hume's Leaf Warbler.

[edit] Habitat

Lowland and mountain woodlands.

[edit] Behaviour

[edit] Diet

The diet includes insects.

[edit] Breeding

They nest in a tree.

[edit] Vocalisation

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[edit] References

  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2014. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: Version 6.9., with updates to August 2014. Downloaded from

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