Mountain tailorbird

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Mountain tailorbird
Phyllergates cucullatus.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Cettiidae
Genus: Phyllergates (but see text)
Species: P. cuculatus
Binomial name
Phyllergates cuculatus
Temminck, 1836
Synonyms

Orthotomus cuculatus

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

A close-up image from Arunachal Pradesh, India

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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