Old World Warblers (Sylviidae)

Philippa's Crombec (Sylvietta philippae) - HBW 11, p. 687

French: Crombec de Somalie German: Kurzschnabelsylvietta Spanish: Crombec Piquicorto
Other common names: (Somali) Short-billed Crombec/Sylvetta

Taxonomy: Sylvietta philippae J. G. Williams, 1955, Galkayu (= Rocco Littoral), central Somalia.
Forms a superspecies with S. brachyura and S. whytii. Monotypic.

Distribution: NW, C & SW Somalia (from Burao and Daba Dalol S to Iesomme, and around Wajit and Lugh); also adjacent SE Ethiopia (Bhogal Mayo and Gheraro).

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