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Chestnut-headed Tesia

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Alternative name: Chestnut-headed Ground Warbler

NominatePhoto by bambuzaChiangmai, Thailand, January 2010
Photo by bambuza
Chiangmai, Thailand, January 2010
Cettia castaneocoronata

Tesia castaneocoronata


[edit] Identification

[edit] Distribution

Asia: found in China, Tibet, Nepal, India, Eastern and Western Himalayas, Bangladesh and Bhutan,
Southeast Asia: Indochina, Myanmar, Laos, Vietnam and Thailand.

[edit] Taxonomy

Formerly placed in genus Tesia.

[edit] Subspecies

Subspecies ripleyiPhoto by china guyWanglang, Sichuan China
Subspecies ripleyi
Photo by china guy
Wanglang, Sichuan China

There are 3 subspecies[1]:

  • C. c. castaneocoronata:
  • C. c. ripleyi:
  • South-eastern Tibet to south-western China (Sichuan and Yunnan)
  • C. c. abadiei:
  • Northern Vietnam (north-western Tonkin)

[edit] Habitat

Moist montanes and lowland forests.

[edit] Behaviour


[edit] Diet

The diet includes insects.

[edit] Vocalisation

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Recording by china guy, Sichuan, China, August 2011

[edit] References

  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2015. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2015, with updates to August 2015. Downloaded from
  2. Avibase
  3. Wikipedia

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