White-winged Warbler

White-winged Warbler / Xenoligea montana

White-winged Warbler

Here the details of the White-winged Warbler named bird below:

SCI Name:  Xenoligea montana
Protonym:  Microligea montana Bull.Am.Mus.Nat.Hist. 37 p.330
Taxonomy:  Passeriformes / Phaenicophilidae /
Taxonomy Code:  whwwar1
Type Locality:  Mt. Tina, Azua, Santo Domingo.
Publish Year:  1917
IUCN Status:  


(Phaenicophilidae; Ϯ White-winged Warbler X. montana) Gr. ξενος xenos  stranger; genus Ligea Cory, 1884, warbler. “Differs from Microligea (M. palustris) by shorter and much thicker bill; rictal bristles obvious, but not very distinct; plumage more compact. The white on remiges and rectrices is unique among “Geothlypeae ” ... more arboreal (Dendroica -like) than other species of this complex” (Bond 1967).

L. montanus of the mountains, mountain-, mountaineer < mons, montis mountain.
● ex “Lesser Pied Mountain Finch” or “Brambling” of Willughby 1676, and Morton 1712, and “Mountain Bunting” of Latham 1783 (syn. Fringilla montifringilla).
● Jamaica; ex “Mountain Partridge” of Sloane 1725, and “Columba minor fulva” of Edwards 1751 (Geotrygon).
● Namaqualand; ex “Traquet Montagnard” of Levaillant 1806, pl. 184, fig. 2 (syn. Oenanthe monticola).
● ex “Perdrix de montagne” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 136 (syn. Perdix perdix).
● Montana, USA (subsp. Pinicola enucleator).
● ex “Mountain Owl” of Latham 1787 (syn. Strix nebulosa).
● ex “Berg-gans” of Kolbe 1719, and “Mountain Goose” of Latham 1785 (?syn. Tadorna cana).