Davison's leaf warbler

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Davison's leaf warbler
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Phylloscopidae
Genus: Phylloscopus
Species: P. intensior
Binomial name
Phylloscopus intensior
Deignan, 1956

Phylloscopus davisoni (Oates, 1889)

Davison's leaf warbler or white-tailed leaf warbler (Phylloscopus intensior) is a species of leaf warbler (family Phylloscopidae). It was formerly included in the "Old World warbler" assemblage.

It is found in the People's Republic of China, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest and subtropical or tropical moist montane forest.

This species was described by the American ornithologist Herbert Girton Deignan in 1956 and given the trinomial name Phylloscopus davisoni intensior.[2]


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2017). "Phylloscopus intensior". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 11 August 2018.
  2. ^ Deignan, H.G. (1956). "New races of birds from Laem Thong, the Golden Chersonese". Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington. 69: 207–211 [209].