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Old World Warblers (Sylviidae)

Yellow-vented Warbler (Phylloscopus cantator) - HBW 11, p. 669

French: Pouillot chanteur German: Gelbbrust-Laubsänger 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.