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Common Chiffchaff

Phylloscopus collybita tristis (Blyth, 1843)

Пеночка-теньковка | Саяшыл сарықас

Ust-Kamenogorsk, Ablaketka,
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The upperparts are dark-brown; on the underparts the yellow color is absent. The rump sometimes is with a slightly greenish-olive tinge.


Breeds in the taiga of Southwest Altai; in the pine woods of Kalbinskiy Altai; and probably in Irtysh valley. On migration it is common in foothills of Northern Tien Shan; in west up to lowers of Syrdarya and Turgay rivers, and to upper current of Emba river.


"Птицы Казахстана" том 4. "Наука", Алма-Ата. 1972. Gavrilov E. I., Gavrilov A. E. "The Birds of Kazakhstan". Almaty, 2005. Э.И.Гаврилов. "Фауна и распространение птиц Казахстана". Алматы, 1999. В.К.Рябицев. "Птицы Урала, Приуралья и Западной Сибири". Екатеринбург, Изд-во Уральского университета, 2000.


relative taxons

Phylloscopus collybita
(Vieillot, 1817)
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Phylloscopus collybita abietinus
(Nilsson, 1819)
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Phylloscopus collybita fulvescens
(Severtzov, 1873)
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