Species of Thailand

Japanese leaf warbler

Phylloscopus xanthodryas, Robert Swinhoe, 1863

(In Thai: นกกระจิ๊ดพันธุ์ญี่ปุ่น)

The Japanese leaf warbler (Phylloscopus xanthodryas) is a leaf warbler (family Phylloscopidae). The species was first described by Robert Swinhoe in 1863. It was formerly included in the "Old World warbler" assemblage. It is closely related to the Arctic warbler and the Kamchatka leaf warbler, to which it was formerly considered conspecific.

It is found throughout Japan, except on Hokkaido; it winters to Southeast Asia.

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Category / Seasonal Status

Wiki listed status (concerning Thai population): Accidental

BCST Category: Recorded in an apparently wild state within the last 50 years

BCST Seasonal status: Mainly spring and autumn passage migrant

Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Aves
Order
Passeriformes
Family
Phylloscopidae
Genus
Phylloscopus
Species
Phylloscopus xanthodryas

Common names

  • Thai: นกกระจิ๊ดพันธุ์ญี่ปุ่น

Synonyms

  • Phylloscopus borealis xanthodryas

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Japanese leaf warbler

Range Map

Distribution map of Japanese leaf warbler, Phylloscopus xanthodryas in Thailand
  • Klaeng District, Rayong
Range map of Phylloscopus xanthodryas in Thailand