Mountain yellow warbler

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Mountain yellow warbler
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Acrocephalidae
Genus: Iduna
I. similis
Binomial name
Iduna similis
Richmond, 1897
Iduna similis distribution map.png
resident range[1]

Chloropeta similis

The mountain yellow warbler or mountain flycatcher-warbler (Iduna similis) is a species of Acrocephalidae warbler; formerly, these were placed in the paraphyletic "Old World warblers".

Range and habitat[edit]

It is found in Burundi, DRC, Kenya, Malawi, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zambia. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist montane forests and subtropical or tropical moist shrubland.


  1. ^ Based on maps in the Handbook of the Birds of the World, the BirdLife Datazone and others.
  • BirdLife International 2004. Chloropeta similis. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 10 July 2007.
  • Fregin, S., M. Haase, U. Olsson, and P. Alström. 2009. Multi-locus phylogeny of the family Acrocephalidae (Aves: Passeriformes) - the traditional taxonomy overthrown. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 52: 866-878.