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Yellow-browed Warbler - BirdForum Opus

Photo by SeeToh
Fort Siloso, Sentosa, Singapore, December 2017
Phylloscopus inornatus


10–11 cm

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


Photo by the late 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.


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.


Lowland and mountain woodlands.



The diet includes insects.


They nest in a tree.


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  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 http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/

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