Madagascan yellowbrow

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Madagascan yellowbrow
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Bernieridae
Genus: Crossleyia
Hartlaub, 1877
C. xanthophrys
Binomial name
Crossleyia xanthophrys
(Sharpe, 1875)

The Madagascan yellowbrow (Crossleyia xanthophrys), also known as the yellow-browed oxylabes, is a species of Malagasy warbler, formerly placed in the Sylviidae family. Found only in Madagascar, it is the sole member of the genus Crossleyia.[2] Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Crossleyia xanthophrys". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.
  2. ^ "ITIS Report: Crossleyia". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 22 May 2010.