J. Anderson, 1871,
Bhamo, north-east Myanmar.
Previously placed in Seicercus; see Phylloscopidae. Formerly treated as conspecific with P. burkii, which see. Populations from W & N portions of range may constitute separate races; formerly recognized race distinctus appears to be synonymous with topotypical tephrocephalus. Monotypic.
NE India (Nagaland, Mizoram), W & N Myanmar, S, EC & E China (Yunnan, Sichuan, Guizhou, Shaanxi, Hubei, Zhejiang) and N Vietnam; non-breeding mainly E & S Myanmar and NW Thailand E to extreme S China and N Indochina.
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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