Sylviidae – Sylviid Babblers

Western Orphean Warbler (Sylvia hortensis) by Nikhil Devasar

Western Orphean Warbler (Sylvia hortensis) by Nikhil Devasar

O Timothy, keep that which is committed to thy trust, avoiding profane and vain babblings, and oppositions of science falsely so called: (1 Timothy 6:20 KJV)

CLASS – AVES, Order – PASSERIFORMES, Family – Sylviidae – Sylviid Babblers

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Species (70)

Fire-tailed Myzornis (Myzornis pyrrhoura) IBC
Abyssinian Catbird (Parophasma galinieri) IBC
African Hill Babbler (Pseudoalcippe abyssinica) IBC
Ruwenzori Hill Babbler (Pseudoalcippe atriceps) IBC
Dohrn’s Thrush-Babbler (Horizorhinus dohrni) ©Drawing WikiC
Bush Blackcap (Lioptilus nigricapillus) IBC
Eurasian Blackcap (Sylvia atricapilla) ©WikiC – By Ian
Garden Warbler (Sylvia borin) ©WikiC
Barred Warbler (Sylvia nisoria) ©WikiC
Lesser Whitethroat (Sylvia curruca) ©WikiC
Desert Whitethroat (Sylvia minula) ©Drawing WikiC
Hume’s Whitethroat (Sylvia althaea) ©WikiC
Western Orphean Warbler (Sylvia hortensis) by Nikhil Devasar
Eastern Orphean Warbler (Sylvia crassirostris) IBC
Arabian Warbler (Sylvia leucomelaena) ©Draw WikiC – Photo IBC
Asian Desert Warbler (Sylvia nana) ©WikiC
African Desert Warbler (Sylvia deserti) IBC
Common Whitethroat (Sylvia communis) ©WikiC
Dartford Warbler (Sylvia undata) ©WikiC
Marmora’s Warbler (Sylvia sarda) ©Draw WikiC – Photo IBC
Balearic Warbler (Sylvia balearica) IBC
Tristram’s Warbler (Sylvia deserticola) ©Draw WikiC – Photo IBC
Spectacled Warbler (Sylvia conspicillata) ©WikiC
Subalpine Warbler (Sylvia cantillans) ©WikiC
Moltoni’s Warbler (Sylvia subalpina) Oiseaux
Sardinian Warbler (Sylvia melanocephala) IBC
Menetries’s Warbler (Sylvia mystacea) ©WikiC
Rüppell’s Warbler (Sylvia ruppeli) ©WikiC
Cyprus Warbler (Sylvia melanothorax) ©WikiC
Yemen Warbler (Sylvia buryi) IBC
Brown Parisoma (Sylvia lugens) IBC
Banded Parisoma (Sylvia boehmi) IBC
Chestnut-vented Warbler (Sylvia subcoerulea) ©WikiC
Layard’s Warbler (Sylvia layardi) IBC
Golden-breasted Fulvetta (Lioparus chrysotis) IBC
Rufous-tailed Babbler (Moupinia poecilotis) IBC
White-browed Fulvetta (Fulvetta vinipectus) ©WikiC
Chinese Fulvetta (Fulvetta striaticollis) IBC
Spectacled Fulvetta (Fulvetta ruficapilla) IBC – ©Draw WikiC
Indochinese Fulvetta (Fulvetta danisi) OBI
Brown-throated Fulvetta (Fulvetta ludlowi)Video IBC
Grey-hooded Fulvetta (Fulvetta cinereiceps) ©WikiC – Drawing WikiC
Manipur Fulvetta (Fulvetta manipurensis) ©WikiC
Taiwan Fulvetta (Fulvetta formosana) IBC
Yellow-eyed Babbler (Chrysomma sinense) IBC
Jerdon’s Babbler (Chrysomma altirostre) IBC
Beijing Babbler (Rhopophilus pekinensis) IBC
Tarim Babbler (Rhopophilus albosuperciliaris) ©Drawing WikiC
Wrentit (Chamaea fasciata) by BirdingPix – By Ian
Great Parrotbill (Conostoma aemodium) IBC
Three-toed Parrotbill (Cholornis paradoxus) IBC
Brown Parrotbill (Cholornis unicolor) ©WikiC
Spectacled Parrotbill (Sinosuthora conspicillata) IBC
Vinous-throated Parrotbill (Sinosuthora webbiana) ©WikiC
Ashy-throated Parrotbill (Sinosuthora alphonsiana) IBC
Brown-winged Parrotbill (Sinosuthora brunnea) IBC
Grey-hooded Parrotbill (Sinosuthora zappeyi) IBC
Przevalski’s Parrotbill (Sinosuthora przewalskii) OBI
Fulvous Parrotbill (Suthora fulvifrons) ©Drawing WikiC – Photo OBI
Black-throated Parrotbill (Suthora nipalensis) ©WikiC
Golden Parrotbill (Suthora verreauxi) ©Drawing WikiC – Photo OBI
Short-tailed Parrotbill (Neosuthora davidiana) OBI
Pale-billed Parrotbill (Chleuasicus atrosuperciliaris) WFriendship
White-breasted Parrotbill (Psittiparus ruficeps) OBI
Rufous-headed Parrotbill (Psittiparus bakeri) ©WikiC
Grey-headed Parrotbill (Psittiparus gularis) ©WikiC
Black-headed Parrotbill (Psittiparus margaritae) Oiseaux
Black-breasted Parrotbill (Paradoxornis flavirostris) IBC
Spot-breasted Parrotbill (Paradoxornis guttaticollis) ©Draw WikiC – Photo ©WikiC
Reed Parrotbill (Paradoxornis heudei) ©Drawing WikiC – Photo IBC

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The “Old World Warblers” is a large group of birds formerly grouped together in the bird family Sylviidae. The family held over 400 species in over 70 genera, and were the source of much taxonomic confusion. Two families were split out initially, the cisticolas into Cisticolidae and the kinglets into Regulidae. In the past ten years they have been the subject of much research and many species are now placed into other families, including the Acrocephalidae, Cettiidae, Phylloscopidae, and Megaluridae. In addition some species have been moved into existing families or have not yet had their placement fully resolved. A smaller family of warblers, together with some babblers formerly placed in the family Timaliidae and the parrotbills, are retained in a much smaller family Sylviidae. (Wikipedia)

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