Sykes's Warbler

Sykes' Warbler is an Old World warbler in the tree warbler. It was formerly considered a subspecies of the Booted Warbler, but is now considered a full species. Its breeding range is from northeast Arabia to Afghanistan. Like the Booted Warbler, many populations of the species migrate in winter to the Indian subcontinent as far south as Sri Lanka.

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The Sykes's Warbler is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

Sykes's Warbler (Hippolais rama) = French: Hypolaïs rama German: Steppenspötter Spanish: Zarcero de Sykes Taxonomy: Sylvia rama Sykes, 1832, Deccan, India. Recent molecular-genetic studies suggest that this species and H. caligata, H. opaca and H. pallida are closer to Acrocephalus than to current congeners and could be placed in a separate genus, Iduna. Was formerly regarded as conspecific with H. More

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Sykes's Warbler Hippolais rama - Sykes's Warbler Hippolais rama coyright Devashish Deb; 15th Apr, 06; OBP Sykes's Warbler Hippolais rama coyright Devashish Deb; 2006 See the Acrocephalus Warblers Part I general page for more information regarding Warblers COPYRIGHT: delhibird - The Northern India Bird Network. All rights reserved. More

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Sykes's Warbler (Hippolais rama) is a widespread winter visitor in India. More

Sykes's Warbler (Hippolais rama) is a probable scarce passage migrant in Haryana. This bird is found in the wooded areas. Order: PASSERIFORMES Family: Acrociphalinae Haryana Birds Haryana Fauna Haryana North India Birding in India Birds of India Motorcars Asia News Copyright © Haryana Online and 2000-2009. All rights reserved. More

Sykes's Warbler) in the field. An account of the bird's discovery was published (McGeehan, 1990) and the following year the record was accepted by the IRBC as an Olivaceous Warbler. Prompted by the finding and subsequent trapping of an apparently identical bird in Shetland in late October 1993, which proved to be a Sykes's Warbler, the belief in the Cape Clear bird really being an Olivaceous Warbler was steadily undermined. More

Order : Passeriformes
Family : Sylviidae
Genus : Hippolais
Species : rama
Authority : (Sykes, 1832)