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Philippine Tailorbird Orthotomus castaneiceps castaneiceps  
Philippine Tailorbird
Photographer : © Jon Hornbuckle
Location :Hamtang Forest, Panay, the Philippines
Date : November 1996
English synonyms:Trilling Tailorbird chloronotus
Bird Family :Acrocephalinae - Tesias, Stubtails, Warblers & Tailorbirds
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :
Taxonomic Notes :Species endemic to Basilan, Luzon and Mindanao in the Philippines.

Note that the forms frontalis and mearnsi have been split as a separate species: Rufous-fronted Tailorbird (Orthotomus frontalis).

The form chloronotus is sometimes treated as a full species under the name Trilling Tailorbird Orthotomus chloronotus.

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