LC
Brown Woodland-warbler Phylloscopus umbrovirens



Taxonomy

Taxonomic note

Taxonomic source(s)
del Hoyo, J., Collar, N.J., Christie, D.A., Elliott, A., Fishpool, L.D.C., Boesman, P. and Kirwan, G.M. 2016. HBW and BirdLife International Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of the World. Volume 2: Passerines. Lynx Edicions and BirdLife International, Barcelona, Spain and Cambridge, UK.
Dowsett, R. J.; Forbes-Watson, A. D. 1993. Checklist of birds of the Afrotropical and Malagasy regions. Tauraco Press, Li
Sibley, C. G.; Monroe, B. L. 1990. Distribution and taxonomy of birds of the world. Yale University Press, New Haven, USA.

IUCN Red list criteria met and history
Red List criteria met
Critically Endangered Endangered Vulnerable
- - -

Red List history
Year Category Criteria
2016 Least Concern
2012 Least Concern
2009 Least Concern
2008 Least Concern
2004 Least Concern
2000 Lower Risk/Least Concern
1994 Lower Risk/Least Concern
1988 Lower Risk/Least Concern
Species attributes

Migratory status not a migrant Forest dependency Medium
Land mass type Average mass -
Extent of occurrence (EOO)

Estimate Data quality
Extent of Occurrence breeding/resident (km2) 3,990,000
Number of locations -
Fragmentation -
Population and trend
Estimate Data quality Derivation Year of estimate
No. of mature individuals unknown not applicable not applicable 0
Population trend Stable suspected -
Decline (3 years/1 generation past) - - -
Decline (5 years/1 generation past) - - -
Decline (10 years/1 generation past) - - -
Decline (10 years/3 generation future) - - -
Decline (10 years/3 generation past and future) - - -
Number of subpopulations - - -
Largest subpopulations - - -
Generation length (yrs) 3.6 - - -

Population justification: The global population size has not been quantified, but the species is described as common to locally abundant (del Hoyo et al. 2006).

Trend justification: The population is suspected to be stable in the absence of evidence for any declines or substantial threats.


Country/territory distribution
Country/Territory Occurrence status Presence Resident Breeding Non-breeding Passage
Burundi N Extant Yes
Congo, The Democratic Republic of the N Extant Yes
Djibouti N Extant Yes
Eritrea N Extant Yes
Ethiopia N Extant Yes
Kenya N Extant Yes
Rwanda N Extant Yes
Saudi Arabia N Extant Yes
Somalia N Extant Yes
South Sudan N Extant Yes
Sudan N Extant Yes
Tanzania N Extant Yes
Uganda N Extant Yes
Yemen N Extant Yes

Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA)
Country/Territory IBA Name
Congo, The Democratic Republic of the Virunga National Park
Congo, The Democratic Republic of the Forests west of Lake Edward
Congo, The Democratic Republic of the Kahuzi-Biega National Park
Congo, The Democratic Republic of the Itombwe Mountains
Eritrea Senafe
Ethiopia Dessa'a forest
Ethiopia Simien Mountains National Park
Ethiopia Yegof forest
Ethiopia Borana-Saynt (Denkoro Forest)
Ethiopia Awi Zone
Ethiopia Guassa Plateau (Menz)
Ethiopia Entoto Natural Park and escarpment
Ethiopia Sululta plain
Ethiopia Chilimo-Gaji forest
Ethiopia Gefersa reservoir
Ethiopia Menagesha State Forest
Ethiopia Jibat forest
Ethiopia Tiro Boter - Becho forest
Ethiopia Mugo highlands
Ethiopia Bale Mountains National Park
Kenya Aberdare Mountains
Kenya Kikuyu Escarpment forest
Kenya Mount Kenya
Kenya Chyulu Hills forests
Kenya Nairobi National Park
Kenya Cherangani Hills
Kenya Mau forest complex
Kenya North Nandi forest
Kenya South Nandi forest
Kenya South Nguruman
Kenya Mount Elgon (Kenya)
Rwanda Volcans National Park
Rwanda Nyungwe National Park
South Sudan Imatong mountains
South Sudan Kidepo
Tanzania Arusha National Park and vicinity
Tanzania Mount Kilimanjaro
Tanzania Lake Manyara
Tanzania Ngorongoro Conservation Area
Tanzania North Pare Mountains
Tanzania Uluguru Mountains
Tanzania Longido Game Controlled Area
Uganda Mgahinga Gorilla National Park
Uganda Echuya Forest Reserve
Uganda Ruwenzori (Rwenzori) Mountains National Park
Uganda Mount Elgon National Park
Uganda Kidepo Valley National Park
Saudi Arabia Wadi Turabah and Jabal Ibrahim
Saudi Arabia Raydah escarpment
Yemen Haraz mountains
Yemen Jabal Sumarah
Yemen High mountains of Ibb
Yemen Wadi al-Birayn
Yemen Kawkaban - Shibam
Yemen Mahwit
Saudi Arabia Shallal ad-Dahna
Saudi Arabia Jabal Fayfa
Yemen Jabal Bura
Yemen Jabal Iraf

Habitats & altitude
Habitat (level 1) Habitat (level 2) Importance Occurrence
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane major resident
Shrubland Subtropical/Tropical Dry suitable resident
Shrubland Subtropical/Tropical High Altitude suitable resident
Altitude 1500 - 4300 m Occasional altitudinal limits (min) 750 m

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Species factsheet: Phylloscopus umbrovirens. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 06/08/2020. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2020) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 06/08/2020.