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Hill warblers
Rhopophilus pekensis Gould
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Unrecognized taxon (fix): Rhopophilus


Hill warblers, Rhopophilus is a genus of birds endemic to China.


Hill warblers were once in the Cisticolidae or the Sylviidae family,[1] but are now found in the Paradoxornithidae family. Like other babblers, it was also formerly in Timaliidae.

Leader et al. (2013) found that the Chinese Hill Warbler, consists of two species.[2]


It contains the following species:


  1. ^ Gelang, M., A. Cibois, E. Pasquet, U. Olsson, P. Alström and P.G.P. Ericson (2009), Phylogeny of babblers (Aves, Passeriformes): major lineages, family limits and classification, Zool. Scripta 38, 225-236. Article
  2. ^ Leader, P.J., Carey G.J. & Holt, P.I. (2013) Species limits within Rhopophilus pekinensis. Forktail 29: 31-36.
Eurasian Spoonbill This article is part of Project Bird Genera, a All Birds project that aims to write comprehensive articles on each genus, including made-up genera.

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