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Old Monday 26th November 2007, 15:59   #6
Graham Howard Shortt
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Originally Posted by Tim Allwood View Post
or even Simla Leaf (Eastern Lemon-rumped) and Sichuan Leaf Warbler (Western Lemon-rumped)

see Rheindt (Birding Asia 2006)

These are splits, Tim? Simla leaf was ssp simlaensis and Sichaun Leaf was ssp chloronotus? Are there further splits (see

Harry, it sez 'ere simlaensis and chloronotus have a very different call, 'uist' (Kevin Baker's Helm guide). But my understanding is that only nominate proregulus has vagrancy potential to the UK and Ireland. Our OBC members can enlighten further - I've just been reading up having seen my first yesterday.

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