Tristram's warbler

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Tristram's warbler
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Sylviidae
Genus: Sylvia
Species: S. deserticola
Binomial name
Sylvia deserticola
Tristram, 1859, southern Algerian Sahara

The Tristram's warbler (Sylvia deserticola) is a species of Old World warbler in the family Sylviidae. It is found in Algeria, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Tunisia, and Western Sahara. Its natural habitat is subtropical dry shrubland.

The species is named after Reverend Henry Baker Tristram, who also collected natural history specimens.[2]


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Sylvia deserticola". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  2. ^ Beolens, Bo; Watkins, Michael (2003). Whose Bird? Men and Women Commemorated in the Common Names of Birds. London: Christopher Helm. pp. 342–343.