Neumann's warbler

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Neumann's warbler
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Cettiidae
Genus: Urosphena
Species: U. neumanni
Binomial name
Urosphena neumanni
(Rothschild, 1908)

Hemitesia neumanni

The Neumann's warbler (Urosphena neumanni), or Neumann's short-tailed warbler, is a species of bird in the family Cettiidae. It is found in Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, and Uganda. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.[1][2]


The Neumann's warbler is a small bird of 10–11 cm and 11.3 g. It has a large head with a distinctive striped pattern and a very short tail. The broad supercilium is grey-brown and present in front of the eye a dull greenish and white pattern.

The voice is a loud song ("tee-tiyoo-tee", "tee-tyer-tyii", "tyoowi-tyee", "tee-teeyoo-tyoowi" or "tay-tiyoo-tay") intermixing with almost inaudible lipsing notes and repeated at regular intervals.[1]


  1. ^ a b del Hoyo, J. Elliott, A. & Christie, D. (editors). (2006) Handbook of the Birds of the World. Volume 11: Old World Flycatchers to Old World Warblers. Lynx Edicions. ISBN 84-96553-06-X
  2. ^ BirdLife International 2004. Hemitesia neumanni. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 10 July 2007.