Sri Lankan Bush-warbler (Elaphrornis palliseri) - HBW 11, p. 609
French: Bouscarle de Ceylan
Spanish: Zarzalero de Ceilán
Other common names: Ceylon/Palliser’s Warbler/Bush-warbler
Taxonomy: Brachypteryx? palliseri Blyth, 1851, Sri Lanka.
Has sometimes been placed in genus Bradypterus; appears to be closely related to that genus, but differs in structure (relatively shorter-tailed and longer-billed), plumage (unmarked) and song. Monotypic.
Distribution: Hills of wet zone in SC Sri Lanka.
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