Old World Warblers (Sylviidae)

Timor Stubtail (Urosphena subulata) - HBW 11, p. 588

French: Bouscarle de Timor German: Timorstutzschwanz Spanish: Buscarla-colicorta de Timor

Taxonomy: Orthnocichla subulata Sharpe, 1884, Timor.
Originally considered to include Tesia everetti as a race. Birds on Wetar may represent an undescribed race; further study required. Two subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • subulata (Sharpe, 1884) - islands of Wetar, Atauro, Timor and Roti, in E Lesser Sundas.
  • advena (E. J. O. Hartert, 1906) - Babar I (E of Timor).