Eastern crowned warbler

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Eastern crowned warbler
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Phylloscopidae
Genus: Phylloscopus
P. coronatus
Binomial name
Phylloscopus coronatus

The eastern crowned warbler (Phylloscopus coronatus) is a species of Old World warbler in the family Phylloscopidae. It inhabits boreal and temperate forests and is widespread in Asia, from Russia to Vietnam.

The genus name Phylloscopus is from Ancient Greek phullon, "leaf", and skopos, "seeker" (from skopeo, "to watch"). The specific coronatus is from Latin and means "crowned".[2]

On rare occasions, vagrants have been reported from mainland Europe,[3] the UK,[4] and Scandinavia.[5]


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Phylloscopus coronatus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2012. Retrieved 26 November 2013.
  2. ^ Jobling, James A (2010). The Helm Dictionary of Scientific Bird Names. London: Christopher Helm. pp. 118, 305. ISBN 978-1-4081-2501-4.
  3. ^ Mullarney, Killian; Svensson, Lars; Zetterström, Dan; Grant, Peter J. (2001). Collins Bird Guide: The Most Complete Field Guide to the Birds of Britain and Europe. London, UK: Collins. p. 388. ISBN 978-0-00-711332-3.
  4. ^ Hume, Rob; Still, Robert; Swash, Andy; Harrap, Hugh; Tipling, David (2016). Britain's Birds: An Identification Guide to the Birds of Britain and Ireland. Princeton NJ, US: Princeton University Press. p. 435. ISBN 978-0-691-15889-1.
  5. ^ "Rariteettikomitean tiedotearkisto: Tiedote 21.3.2005". birdlife.fi (in Finnish). Birdlife Suomi. Retrieved 6 July 2017.