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Papyrus yellow warbler

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Kingdom  Animalia
Order  Passeriformes
Higher classification  Chloropeta
Phylum  Chordata
Family  Acrocephalidae
Rank  Species
Papyrus yellow warbler Papyrus yellow warbler videos photos and facts Chloropeta
Genus  Calamonastides Grant and Mackworth-Praed, 1940
Scientific name  Calamonastides gracilirostris
Similar  Chloropeta, Bird, Mountain yellow warbler, Subdesert brush warbler, Nesillas

The papyrus yellow warbler, papyrus flycatcher-warbler or thin-billed flycatcher-warbler, (Calamonastides gracilirostris) is a species of tree warbler; formerly, these were placed in the paraphyletic "Old World warblers". It is monotypic in its genus. It is found in Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zambia. Its natural habitat is swamps. It is threatened by habitat loss.

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Description

Papyrus yellow warbler Papyrus Yellow Warbler Chloropeta gracilirostris videos photos

Compared with the dull browns and greys typical of swamp-dwelling warblers, this warbler is brightly coloured. It shows an underbelly of rich yellow and olive-brown upper parts. Its song consists of melodious liquid warbling.

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References

Papyrus yellow warbler Wikipedia


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