Old World Warblers (Sylviidae)

Black-faced Warbler (Abroscopus schisticeps) - HBW 11, p. 680

French: Pouillot à face noire German: Schieferkopf-Laubsänger Spanish: Mosquitero Carinegro
Other common names: Black-faced Flycatcher-warbler

Taxonomy: Culicipeta schisticeps J. E. Gray and G. R. Gray, 1847, Nepal.
Three subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • schisticeps (J. E. Gray & G. R. Gray, 1847) - Nepal and adjacent N India (extreme E Uttaranchal; Sikkim, N West Bengal).
  • flavimentalis (Stuart Baker, 1924) - Bhutan, NE India (Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Nagaland and Manipur), S China (S Xizang) and W Myanmar.
  • ripponi (Sharpe, 1902) - N & E Myanmar, S China (S Sichuan, W Yunnan) and NW Vietnam (W Tonkin).