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Encyclopedia > Sylviidae
Old World warblers
image:Pallaswarbler.jpg
Pallas's Warbler
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Sylviidae
Genus

Many: see text


The Old World Warblers, family Sylviidae, are a group of more than 280 small insectivorous passerine bird species. The largely southern warbler family Cisticolidae is traditionally often included in the Sylviidae. The Kinglets, genus Regulus, family Regulidae, are also frequently placed in this family.


The American Wood warblers, Parulidae, and the Australian warblers, Acanthizidae, are unrelated to the Sylviidae.


The Sylviidae mainly occur as breeding species, as the name implies, in Europe, Asia and, to a lesser extent Africa. However, most birds of temperate regions are strongly migratory, and winter in the latter continent or tropical Asia.


Most are of generally undistinguished appearance, but many have distinctive songs.


In the following list, for those groups which do not yet have articles, the species are included to be moved at the appropriate time:

  • Family: Sylviidae
    • ground warblers, genus Tesia
      • Chestnut-headed Tesia, Tesia castaneocoronata
      • Javan Tesia, Tesia superciliaris
      • Slaty-bellied Tesia, Tesia olivea
      • Grey-bellied Tesia, Tesia cyaniventer
      • Russet-capped Tesia, Tesia everetti
    • stubtails, genus Urosphena
      • Timor Stubtail, Urosphena subulata
      • Bornean Stubtail, Urosphena whiteheadi
      • Asian Stubtail, Urosphena squameiceps
    • bush warblers, genera Cettia and Bradypterus
    • emu-tails, genus Dromaeocercus
      • Brown Emu-tail, Dromaeocercus brunneus
      • Grey Emu-tail, Dromaeocercus seebohmi
    • rufous-warblers, genus Bathmocercus
      • Black-capped Rufous Warbler, Bathmocercus cerviniventris
      • Black-faced Rufous Warbler, Bathmocercus rufus
      • Mrs Moreau's Warbler, Sceptomycter winifredae
    • brush warblers, genus Nesillas
      • Aldabra Brush Warbler, Nesillas aldabrana
      • Anjouan Brush Warbler, Nesillas longicaudata
      • Madagascar Brush Warbler, Nesillas typica
      • Grand Comoro Brush Warbler, Nesillas brevicaudata
      • Moheli Brush Warbler, Nesillas mariae
      • Thamnornis, Thamnornis chloropetoides
      • Moustached Grass Warbler, Melocichla mentalis
      • Damara Rock-jumper, Achaetops pycnopygius
      • Cape Grassbird , Sphenoeacus afer
    • grass warblers, genus Locustella
    • marsh warblers, genus Acrocephalus
    • tree warblers, genus Hippolais
    • chloropeta warblers, genus Chloropeta
      • African Yellow Warbler, Chloropeta natalensis
      • Mountain Yellow Warbler, Chloropeta similis
      • Papyrus Yellow Warbler, Chloropeta gracilirostris
      • Fairy Warbler, Stenostira scita
      • Buff-bellied Warbler, Phyllolais pulchella
    • tailorbirds, genus Orthotomus
      • White-tailed Warbler, Poliolais lopezi
      • Grauer's Warbler, Graueria vittata
    • eremomelas, genus Eremomela
      • Salvadori's Eremomela, Eremomela salvadorii
      • Yellow-vented Eremomela, Eremomela flavicrissalis
      • Yellow-bellied Eremomela, Eremomela icteropygialis
      • Senegal Eremomela, Eremomela canescens
      • Green-backed Eremomela, Eremomela pusilla
      • Greencap Eremomela, Eremomela scotops
      • Yellow-rumped Eremomela, Eremomela gregalis
      • Rufous-crowned Eremomela, Eremomela badiceps
      • Turner's Eremomela, Eremomela turneri
      • Black-necked Eremomela, Eremomela atricollis
      • Burnt-neck Eremomela, Eremomela usticollis
      • Rand's Warbler, Randia pseudozosterops
    • newtonias, genus Newtonia
      • Dark Newtonia, Newtonia amphichroa
      • Common Newtonia, Newtonia brunneicauda
      • Archbold's Newtonia, Newtonia archboldi
      • Red-tailed Newtonia, Newtonia fanovanae
      • Cryptic Warbler, Cryptosylvicola randriansoloi
    • crombecs, genus Sylvietta
      • Green Crombec, Sylvietta virens
      • Lemon-bellied Crombec, Sylvietta denti
      • White-browed Crombec, Sylvietta leucophrys
      • Northern Crombec, Sylvietta brachyura
      • Short-billed Crombec, Sylvietta philippae
      • Red-capped Crombec, Sylvietta ruficapilla
      • Red-faced Crombec, Sylvietta whytii
      • Somali Crombec, Sylvietta isabellina
      • Cape Crombec, Sylvietta rufescens
      • Neumann's Warbler, Hemitesia neumanni
    • longbills, genera Macrosphenus and Amaurocichla
      • Kemp's Longbill, Macrosphenus kempi
      • Yellow Longbill, Macrosphenus flavicans
      • Grey Longbill, Macrosphenus concolor
      • Pulitzer's Longbill, Macrosphenus pulitzeri
      • Kretschmer's Longbill, Macrosphenus kretschmeri
      • Bocage's Longbill, Amaurocichla bocagei
      • Green Hylia, Hylia prasina
    • tit-warblers, genus Leptopoecile
      • White-browed Tit-warbler, Leptopoecile sophiae
      • Crested Tit-warbler, Leptopoecile elegans
      • Golden-spectacled Warbler, Seicercus burkii
      • Grey-hooded Warbler, Seicercus xanthoschistos
      • White-spectacled Warbler, Seicercus affinis
      • Grey-cheeked Warbler, Seicercus poliogenys
      • Chestnut-crowned Warbler, Seicercus castaniceps
      • Yellow-breasted Warbler, Seicercus montis
      • Sunda Warbler, Seicercus grammiceps
    • leaf warblers, genus Phylloscopus
    • flycatcher warblers, genus Seicercus
    • abroscopus warblers, genus Abroscopus
      • Rufous-faced Warbler, Abroscopus albogularis
      • Yellow-bellied Warbler, Abroscopus superciliaris
      • Black-faced Warbler, Abroscopus schisticeps
      • Broad-billed Warbler, Tickellia hodgsoni
    • hyliotas, genus Hyliota
      • Yellow-bellied Hyliota, Hyliota flavigaster
      • Southern Hyliota, Hyliota australis
      • Usambara Hyliota, Hyliota usambarae
      • Violet-backed Hyliota, Hyliota violacea
    • grassbirds, genera Chaetornis, Graminicola Megalurus and Schoenicola
      • Marsh Grassbird, Megalurus pryeri
      • Tawny Grassbird, Megalurus timoriensis
      • Little Grassbird, Megalurus gramineus
      • Striated Grassbird, Megalurus palustris
      • Fly River Grassbird, Megalurus albolimbatus
      • Fernbird, Megalurus punctatus
      • Bristled Grassbird, Chaetornis striatus
      • Rufous-rumped Grassbird, Graminicola bengalensis
      • Broad-tailed Grassbird, Schoenicola platyura
      • Fan-tailed Grassbird, Schoenicola brevirostris
    • songlarks, genus Cincloramphus
      • Brown Songlark, Cincloramphus cruralis
      • Rufous Songlark, Cincloramphus mathewsi
      • Spinifex-bird, Eremiornis carteri
      • Buff-banded Bushbird, Buettikoferella bivittata
    • thicketbirds, genus Megalurulus
      • New Caledonian Grassbird, Megalurulus mariei
      • Bismarck Thicketbird, Megalurulus grosvenori
      • Bougainville Thicketbird, Megalurulus llaneae
      • Guadalcanal Thicketbird, Megalurulus whitneyi
      • Rusty Thicketbird, Megalurulus rubiginosus
      • Long-legged Warbler, Trichocichla rufa
    • Wrentit, genus Chamaea
    • typical warblers, genus Sylvia
    • parisoma warblers, genus Parisoma
      • Layard's Warbler, Parisoma layardi
      • Rufous-vented Warbler, Parisoma subcaeruleum
      • Brown Warbler, Parisoma lugens
      • Banded Warbler Parisoma boehmi

  Results from FactBites:
 
Old World warbler - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (178 words)
The largely southern warbler family Cisticolidae is traditionally often included in the Sylviidae.
The American Wood warblers, Parulidae, and the Australian warblers, Acanthizidae, are unrelated to the Sylviidae.
The Sylviidae mainly occur as breeding species, as the name implies, in Europe, Asia and, to a lesser extent Africa.
Sylviidae - encyclopedia article about Sylviidae. (1654 words)
The Old World Warblers, family Sylviidae, are a group of more than 280 small insectivorous passerine passerine is a bird of the giant order Passeriformes.
The largely southern warbler family Cisticolidae Cisticolidae family of small passerine birds is a group of about 110 warblers found mainly in warmer southern regions of the Old World.
The Sylviidae mainly occur as breeding species, as the name implies, in Europe Europe is geologically and geographically a peninsula, forming the westernmost part of Eurasia.
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