Old World Warblers (Sylviidae)

Laura's Woodland-warbler (Phylloscopus laurae) - HBW 11, p. 647

French: Pouillot de Laura German: Boultonlaubsänger Spanish: Mosquitero de Laura
Other common names: Mrs Boulton’s Woodland-warbler, Laura’s Wood Warbler

Taxonomy: Seicercus laurae Boulton, 1931, Mount Moco, 6600 feet [c. 2010 m], Benguela, Angola.
Has been placed in genus Seicercus. Forms a superspecies with P. ruficapilla and P. laetus. Two subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • laurae (Boulton, 1931) - W Angola (Mt Moco).
  • eustacei (Benson, 1954) - SE DRCongo (Upper Shaba), N & NW Zambia and extreme SW Tanzania (Kitungulu).

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