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Yemen Warbler - BirdForum Opus

Alternative name: Yemen Parisoma

Curruca buryi

Sylvia buryi
Parisoma buryi


15cm. Sooty-grey to dark brown above, darker head, especially around the eye, white iris, dark orbital ring, dark upperparts, pale underparts, white throat, buffish belly, dull apricot patch between the legs


Southern Yemen and southwestern Saudi Arabia


This is a monotypic species.[1]
Placed in genus Parisoma by Howard and Moore.
The genus Parisoma was split from the genus Sylvia in the late 1990's (Lepage, 2008).


Woodland and cultivated terraces, bushes, and hedgerows.
Acacia scrub of Southern Yemen and southwestern Saudi Arabia


They nest in bushes or trees, and 3 eggs are laid.

The diet includes insects and fruits.


  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, S. M. Billerman, T. A. Fredericks, J. A. Gerbracht, D. Lepage, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2021. The eBird/Clements checklist of Birds of the World: v2021. Downloaded from https://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Lepage D. 2008. Avibase. Search for "Yemen Warbler" downloaded 26 February 2008.

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