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Sichuan, China

Alternative name: Plain-tailed Warbler

Phylloscopus soror

Seicercus soror



Breeds western and southern China and winters to Thailand, Cambodia and southern Vietnam.


This is one of six species that used to be considered one under the name of Golden-spectacled Warbler. After the split, the other five are Green-crowned Warbler, Grey-crowned Warbler, Martens's Warbler, Whistler's Warbler, and Bianchi's Warbler.

This is a monotypic species[1].


Temperate forests.



  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, T. A. Fredericks, J. A. Gerbracht, D. Lepage, S. M. Billerman, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2022. The eBird/Clements checklist of Birds of the World: v2022. Downloaded from https://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/


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