Mountain tailorbird

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

Orthotomus cuculatus

The mountain tailorbird (Phyllergates cucullatus) is a songbird species formerly placed in the "Old World warbler" assemblage, but is now placed in the genus Phyllergates of 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 forest and subtropical or tropical moist montane forest.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2017). "Phyllergates cucullatus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 27 August 2017.