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Bianchi's Warbler

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Seicercus valentini
Photo by James EatonJiuzhaigou,Sichuan,China, May 2005
Photo by James Eaton
Jiuzhaigou,Sichuan,China, May 2005


[edit] Identification

[edit] Distribution

Bianchi's Warbler is found in most of China, Laos, Myanmar, and Vietnam.

Wintering to the south including, for example, Thailand.

[edit] Taxonomy

This is one of six species that used to be considered one under the name of Golden-spectacled Warbler. After the split, the other five are Golden-spectacled Warbler, Grey-crowned Warbler, Plain-tailed Warbler, Whistler's Warbler, and Martens's Warbler.

[edit] Subspecies

Bianchi's Warbler has two subspecies[1]:

  • S. v. valentini:
  • Central and south-western China; winters to southern Yunnan, north-western Thailand and northern Laos
  • S. v. latouchei:
  • Central and eastern China

[edit] Habitat

Temperate forests, moist lowland forests, and moist montanes.

[edit] Behaviour

[edit] Vocalisation


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Recordings by china guy, Sichuan, China, August 2011

[edit] References

  1. Clements, JF. 2011. The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World. 6th ed., with updates to August 2011. Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0801445019. Spreadsheet available at
  2. Wikipedia

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