Tag Archives: Subalpine Warbler (Sylvia cantillans)

First records of Eastern Subalpine Warbler for Morocco

The split of the Subalpine Warbler complex (sensu lato) into three different species (i.e. Moltoni’s, Western and Eastern Subalpine Warblers) was proposed a few years ago. However, the split of the Moltoni’s Warbler (Sylvia subalpina), which is the most divergent of the three, is currently the only widely accepted split. Although the full three-way split… Read More »

Subalpine Warbler split into three species

The Subalpine Warbler complex (sensu lato) is a polytypic species, but the number of ‘subspecies’ considered as valid varied over time. Until the 1990s, only three subspecies were considered valid: 1) the nominate S. c. cantillans distributed in Iberia, southern France and Italy; 2) S. c. albistriata distributed in north-eastern Italy, the Balkans and Turkey,… Read More »