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Nominate subspecies
Photo © by Tony Saw
Ijen National Park, Java, Indonesia, 24 November, 2019

Includes Timor Bush Warbler

Locustella montis



Found in Java, Timor and Alor (eastern Lesser Sundas), in Indonesia.


It was formerly considered a subspecies of Russet Bush Warbler.
Formerly placed in genus Bradypterus.


Two subspecies are recognized[1]

  • L. m. montis
    • Mountains of eastern Java
  • L. m. timorensis
    • Mountains of Timor and Alor (eastern Lesser Sundas)


Montane areas



  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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