Hume's bush warbler

Hume's bush warbler (Horornis brunnescens) is a species of bush warbler (family Cettiidae). It was formerly included in the "Old World warbler" assemblage.

Hume's bush warbler
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at Walong
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Cettiidae
Genus: Horornis
H. brunnescens
Binomial name
Horornis brunnescens
(Hume, 1872)
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Cettia brunnescens

It is found in the Himalayas of Nepal and India.

It was formerly considered conspecific with the yellow-bellied bush warbler.

The name commemorates the British naturalist Allan Octavian Hume who worked in India.[2]


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2016). "Horornis brunnescens". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2016: e.T22735325A95108225. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T22735325A95108225.en. Retrieved 12 November 2021.
  2. ^ Beolens, Bo; Watkins, Michael (2003). Whose Bird? Men and Women Commemorated in the Common Names of Birds. London: Christopher Helm. pp. 173–174.