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Mountain tailorbird

Binomial name: Phyllergates cuculatus, Coenraad Jacob Temminck, 1836

The mountain tailorbird (Phyllergates cuculatus) is a songbird species formerly placed in the "Old World warbler" assemblage with the other tailorbirds, but it actually seems to be one of the "pseudo-tailorbirds" which should be considered a genus Phyllergates in the family Cettiidae.

It is found in Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.

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Scientific classification

Phyllergates cuculatus


  • Orthotomus cuculatus

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Distribution map of Mountain tailorbird, Phyllergates cuculatus in Thailand

Range map of Phyllergates cuculatus in Thailand

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Special thanks to Ton Smits, Parinya Pawangkhanant, Ian Dugdale and many others for their contribution for range data.

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