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Blyth's Leaf Warbler Phylloscopus reguloides  
Blyth's Leaf Warbler
Photographer : © Iftiaque Hussain
Location :Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary, Morigaon District, Assam, India
Date : 19 November 2017
English synonyms:Blyth’s Leaf-warbler, Southern Blyth’s Leaf Warbler
Bird Family :Acrocephalinae - Tesias, Stubtails, Warblers & Tailorbirds
Bird Group :PASSERIFORMES
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :
Taxonomic Notes :Blyth's Leaf Warbler sensu lato has been split into three species:
(Southern) Blyth's Leaf Warbler P. reguloides with subspecies reguloides (including kashmirensis), assamensis and ticehursti.
Claudia's Leaf Warbler P. claudiae - monotypic.
Hartert's Leaf Warbler P. goodsoni with subspecies goodsoni and fokiensis.

Note that assignments to the new species of photos already on OBI are provisional and subject to review.

Refs:
Alström, P., Olsson, U., Colston, P., (1995). Revaluation of the taxonomic status of Phylloscopus ricketti goodsoni Hartert. Bull. Br. Orn. Club. 115, 53–57.
Martens, J. (2010) Systematic notes on Asian birds: 72. A preliminary review of the leaf warbler genera Phylloscopus and Seicercus. Brit. Orn. Cl. Occas. Publ. 5: 41-116.
Olsson, U., Alstrom, P., Ericson, P.G.P. & Sundberg, P. (2005) Non-monophyletic taxa and cryptic species - evidence from a Molecular phylogeny of leaf-warblers (Phylloscopus, Aves). Molecular Phylogenetics & Evolution 36(2): 261-276.
Rheindt, F. E. (2006) Splits galore: the revolution in Asian leaf warbler systematics. Birding Asia 5: 25-39.

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