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Blyth's Leaf Warbler Phylloscopus reguloides reguloides  
Blyth's Leaf Warbler
Photographer : © Sudip Ghosh
Location :Dhotrey, Singalila National Park, Darjeeling District, West Bengal, India
Date : 13 April 2017
English synonyms:Blyth’s Leaf-warbler, Southern Blyth’s Leaf Warbler
Bird Family :Acrocephalinae - Tesias, Stubtails, Warblers & Tailorbirds
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.

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