Hume's Leaf-warbler (Phylloscopus humei) - HBW 11, p. 661
French: Pouillot de Hume
Spanish: Mosquitero de Hume
Other common names: Hume’s (Yellow-browed) Warbler; Mandelli’s Leaf-warbler (mandellii)
Taxonomy: Reguloides humei W. E. Brooks, 1878, North-West Frontier Province, India.
Previously considered conspecific with P. inornatus, but differs clearly in vocalizations and plumage. Race mandellii sometimes treated as a separate species on basis mainly of differences in plumage and call. Two subspecies recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution:
- humei (W. E. Brooks, 1878) - breeds SC Russia (Altai, Sayan and S Baikal Ranges), W Mongolia, NE & E Kazakhstan, NW China (Junggar Basin) and Tien Shan S to NE Afghanistan and Kashmir, thence E to C Nepal; non-breeding NE Afghanistan, N Pakistan and N & E India E to Bangladesh and extreme S China (S Xizang).
- mandellii (W. E. Brooks, 1879) - breeds C China (E Qinghai E to Shaanxi, S to N Yunnan); non-breeding S China (SE Xizang) and NE India E to Bangladesh E to W & NW Myanmar, NW Thailand, N Laos and N Vietnam (W Tonkin).
- Least Concern Enlarge map
VideosSee all 9 videos
Individuals feeding on insects and drinking from a small muddy pool Locality Kanshengel, Almaty Province, Kazakhstan (ssp humei)
Greg Baker 19 May 2008 1 year ago 45 sec 4
A bird foraging in a small bush. Locality Pangot, Nainital District, Uttarakhand, India (ssp humei)
Pieter de Groot Boersma 1 February 2008 4 years ago 18 sec 3.9
Individuals perched on and foraging from a fence Locality Kanshengel, Almaty Province, Kazakhstan (ssp humei)
Greg Baker 19 May 2008 1 year ago 23 sec 3.8
A bird foraging in a tree Locality Xining, Qinghai, China (Northern) (ssp mandellii)
Keith Blomerley 18 August 2005 6 years ago 25 sec 3.4
A adult bird foreging in a tree. Locality Lauwersmeer, Netherlands
Yoel Jimenez 21 November 2004 3 years ago 33 sec 3.4
Displaying adult on territory, song, calling and wing flicking from below. Locality Old Peak, Hebei, China (Northern) (ssp mandellii)
Mark Andrews 18 May 2011 1 year ago 59 sec 3.3
Locality Amsterdamse Waterleidingduinen, Zandvoort, North Holland Province, Netherlands
Paul Cools 6 March 2012 30 weeks ago 4
foraging on a mountain ash
Locality Kangding County, Sichuan, China (Northern)
Zhou Huaming 17 June 2007 3 years ago 4
Bird on branch
Zotyesz 5 March 2011 2 years ago 3