eastern imperial cemetery near Peking.
Until recently considered conspecific with F. narcissina and F. owstoni, but genetically, vocally and morphologically distinct#R, differing from F. narcissina by its yellow lower eyelid (ns); short narrow vs long broad supercilium (2); dull greyish-green vs black crown to back (3); no vs strong orange tinge to breast (2); yellow vs whitish belly (ns); song with highest maximum frequency (2) and largest frequency range (3)#R; and from F. owstoni by its yellow lower eyelid (2); short narrow vs long broad supercilium (ns); greener upperparts (1); yellower underparts (1); song with highest maximum frequency (3) and largest frequency range (3)#R. Recently described taxon “F. beijingnica” is a first-summer (second calendar-year) male of present species. Monotypic.
E China (NE Hebei and Shanxi); non-breeding S Thailand and Peninsular Malaysia.
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