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Neumann's Warbler
11 40 021 Hemitesia neumanni
Information
Common Name Neumann's Short-tailed Warbler
Range Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, and Uganda.
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Passeriformes
Family Cettiidae
Genus Urosphena
Species Urosphena neumanni
Conservation Status
LCSpecies
Least Concern

The Neumann's warbler or Neumann's short-tailed warbler (Urosphena neumanni), is a species of warbler in the Cettiidae family. It is found in Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, and Uganda. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.

Description

The Neumann's warbler is a small bird of 10–11 cm and 11.3 g. It has a large head with a distinctive striped pattern and a very short tail. The broad supercilium is grey-brown and present in front of the eye a dull greenish and white pattern.

The voice is a loud song ("tee-tiyoo-tee", "tee-tyer-tyii", "tyoowi-tyee", "tee-teeyoo-tyoowi" or "tay-tiyoo-tay") intermixing with almost inaudible lipsing notes and repeated at regular intervals.

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