Yellow-breasted tailorbird

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Yellow-breasted tailorbird
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Cisticolidae
Genus: Orthotomus
Species: O. samarensis
Binomial name
Orthotomus samarensis
Steere, 1890

The yellow-breasted tailorbird (Orthotomus samarensis) is a species of passerine bird formerly placed in the "Old World warbler" assemblage, but now placed in the family Cisticolidae.


The species is endemic to Samar, Leyte and Bohol, Philippines. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.[1]