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Bristled Grassbird

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Photo by Jugal TiwariKutch, Gujarat, India, September 2010
Photo by Jugal Tiwari
Kutch, Gujarat, India, September 2010
Chaetornis striatus

Chaetornis striata

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[edit] Identification

20 cm.

  • Buffy-brown
  • Dark streaks
  • Short, thick bill

[edit] Distribution

Patchily distributed in the Indian subcontinent: found in Nepal, Pakistan and India.

[edit] Taxonomy

Showing set of 5 bristles in front of eyePhoto by Alok TewariDist. Gurgaon, India, Aug.-2016
Showing set of 5 bristles in front of eye
Photo by Alok Tewari
Dist. Gurgaon, India, Aug.-2016

This is a monotypic species[1].

[edit] Habitat

Tall grassland, reeds, riverine, swamps, thorny scrub or ricefields.

[edit] Behaviour

[edit] Vocalisation

Song: trew-treuw usually given in circular display flight.


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Recording by Alok Tewari
Dist. Gurgaon, Haryana, India, Aug.-2016
Call given by one individual from tree-top perch.

[edit] References

  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2016. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2016, with updates to August 2016. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. BirdLife International

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