Old World Warblers (Sylviidae)

Tickell's Leaf-warbler (Phylloscopus affinis) - HBW 11, p. 655

French: Pouillot de Tickell German: Himalajalaubsänger Spanish: Mosquitero de Tickell
Other common names: Tickell’s (Willow) Warbler

Taxonomy: Motacilla Offinis [= lapsus for affinis] Tickell, 1833, Barabhum, West Bengal, and Dhalbhum, Bihar, India.
Has often been treated as conspecific with P. subaffinis, but recent studies have revealed constant vocal differences (and differences in responses to songs) between the two. Monotypic.

Distribution: Breeds Himalayas from N Pakistan (Gilgit, Hunza, Baltistan) and Kashmir E to SW & C China (S & E Xizang, and E Qinghai and C Gansu S to N Yunnan and NE Sichuan); non-breeding SE Nepal and C, SW & NE India E to S China (SE Xizang, W Yunnan, Guizhou), N, C & E Myanmar and NW Thailand.