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Hume's Leaf Warbler - BirdForum Opus

Alternative names: Hume's Warbler; Buff-browed Warbler; Hume's Yellow-browed Warbler

Nominate subspecies
Photo © by rony_roshtov
Arava, Israel, March 2006
Phylloscopus humei


10–11 cm


Asia, east and north to China and the Altay Mountains in Mongolia.


Nominate subspecies-worn Plumage
Photo © by Alok Tewari
Dalhousie, Dist.Chamba, Himachal Pradesh, Western Himalayas, Alt. 6900 ft., India, March-2013

Split from Yellow-browed Warbler, Phylloscopus inornatus


There are 2 subspecies[1]:

  • P. h. humei:
  • Sayan and Altai Mountains to north-western Himalayas; winters to south-eastern Asia
  • P. h. mandellii:


Breeds in pine and larch forests.



Their diest consists almost entirely of insects and beetles.


  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2016. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2016, with updates to August 2016. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved October 2014)
  3. Wikipedia

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