Philippine Bush Warbler

Philippine Bush Warbler / Horornis seebohmi

Philippine Bush Warbler

Here the details of the Philippine Bush Warbler named bird below:

SCI Name:  Horornis seebohmi
Protonym:  Cettia seebohmi Ibis p.507
Taxonomy:  Passeriformes / Scotocercidae /
Taxonomy Code:  phbwar1
Type Locality:  northern Luzon.
Publish Year:  1894
IUCN Status:  


(Scotocercidae; Ϯ Brownish-flanked Bush Warbler H. fortipes) Gr. ορος oros, ορεος oreos  hill; ορνις ornis, ορνιθος ornithos  bird; "The others have the tarse scutellate and rather longer, and the tail broad and fan-shaped, and not at all rigid or worn; these I style Horornis, though they hardly deserve subgeneric separation.   ...  Genus Horornis, mihi.  General structure of Tribura, but the rictus more or less armed; the tarse strongly scaled; the wings more gradated, having the fifth or sixth longest, and the tail broad, fan-shaped, and not worn or rigid. Inhabits the northern hills; manners unknown.  Types, fortipes and flaviventrisH. fortipes, mihi.   ...   H. flaviventris, mihi.   ...   H.? fuligiventer, mihi.— Aberrant; probably a Tribura.   ...   H.? fulviventris, mihi." (Hodgson 1845); "550. HORORNIS, Hodgs. 1844.  (Horornis flaviventris, Hodgs.)" (G. Gray 1855); "Horornis Hodgson, 1845, Proc. Zool. Soc. London, p. 31. Types H. fortipes and H. flaviventris; restricted to H. fortipes (Seebohm, 1881, Cat. Birds Brit. Mus., 5, p. 133)." (Watson in Peters, 1986, XI, p. 8) (see Tribura).   
Synon. Antiornis, Drymochaera, Gladkovia, Herbivox, Homochlamys, Psamathia, Vitia.

Henry Seebohm (1832-1895) British businessman, ornithologist, oologist, traveller (subsp. Alaudala rufescens, Amphilais, syn. Anthus gustaviAtlapetes, subsp. Charadrius alexandrinus, syn. Chloris sinica kittlitzi, syn. Himantopus leucocephalus, Horornis, syn. Lanius borealis sibiricusLocustellaOenanthe, syn. Phylloscopus plumbeitarsus, subsp. Picoides kizuki, syn. Poecile palustris hensoni, subsp. Rhinoptilus cinctus, subsp. Turdus poliocephalus).