Yellow-vented Warbler (Phylloscopus cantator) - HBW 11, p. 669
French: Pouillot chanteur
Spanish: Mosquitero Cantor
Other common names: Yellow-vented Leaf-warbler, Black-browed/Yellow-faced/Yellow-throated Warbler/Leaf-warbler
Taxonomy: M[otacilla]. Cantator Tickell, 1833, Barabhum, West Bengal, India.
Has sometimes been treated as conspecific with P. ricketti. Race pernotus considered by some authors to be indistinguishable from nominate; review required. Two subspecies tentatively recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution:
- cantator (Tickell, 1833) - breeds E Nepal, Bhutan, NE India (Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, N Cachar) and SE Bangladesh, possibly also N Myanmar; non-breeding E Nepal E to NE India, S to Myanmar, NW Thailand and NW Laos.
- pernotus Bangs & Van Tyne, 1930 - N & C Laos.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
A perched bird
Locality Yuksom, West Sikkim District, Sikkim, India
Paul van Giersbergen 4 April 2015 7 weeks ago 4.5
Singing bird that came in to playback.
Locality Tingtibi, Zhemgang District, Bhutan (ssp cantator)
Tuomas Seimola 8 April 2010 3 years ago 4
Locality Tingtibi, Zhemgang District, Bhutan
Markus Lilje 2 April 2014 7 weeks ago 3.7
Yellow-vented Warbler (Phylloscopus cantator)
Locality Eaglenest Wildlife Sanctuary, West Kameng District, Arunachal Pradesh, India
Jacques Erard 15 April 2013 1 year ago 3.6
A bird perched
Locality Deothang, Samdrup Jongkhar District, Bhutan (ssp cantator)
Arthur Grosset 12 April 2008 5 years ago 2.5
An individual singing in the canopy. Locality Sessa Orchid Sanctuary, West Kameng District, Arunachal Pradesh, India
Martin Kennewell 7 April 2010 2 years ago 5
singing with a red-faced warbler Locality Eaglenest Wildlife Sanctuary, West Kameng District, Arunachal Pradesh, India
Niels Poul Dreyer 7 April 2013 2 years ago 0