Philippine tailorbird

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Philippine tailorbird
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Cisticolidae
Genus: Orthotomus
Species: O. castaneiceps
Binomial name
Orthotomus castaneiceps
Walden, 1872

The Philippine tailorbird (Orthotomus castaneiceps) is a species of bird formerly placed in the "Old World warbler" assemblage, but now placed in the family Cisticolidae. It is native to the western Philippines.

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical mangrove forests.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Orthotomus castaneiceps". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.