Socotra warbler

Socotra warbler
Incana incana and Chalcomitra balfouri.jpg
Socotra warbler below, with the Socotra sunbird
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Cisticolidae
Genus: Incana
Lynes, 1930
I. incana
Binomial name
Incana incana
(Sclater and Hartlaub, 1881)
Socotra warblers by their nest, drawn by Pierre Jacques Smit

The Socotra warbler (Incana incana) is a species of bird in the Cisticolidae family. It is monotypic within the genus Incana.[2] It is endemic to Socotra.[1] Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry shrubland and subtropical or tropical high-altitude shrubland.[3] It is threatened by habitat loss.[1]


Further reading[edit]

  • Ryan, Peter (2006). Family Cisticolidae (Cisticolas and allies). pp. 378–492 in del Hoyo J., Elliott A. & Christie D.A. (2006) Handbook of the Birds of the World. Volume 11. Old World Flycatchers to Old World Warblers Lynx Edicions, Barcelona ISBN 978-84-96553-06-4
  • Nguembock B.; Fjeldsa J.; Tillier A.; Pasquet E. (2007): A phylogeny for the Cisticolidae (Aves: Passeriformes) based on nuclear and mitochondrial DNA sequence data, and a re-interpretation of a unique nest-building specialization. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 42: 272-286.