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Grey-crowned Prinia

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Prinia cinereocapilla


[edit] Identification

11 cm (4ΒΌ in)

  • Rufous forehead
  • Shortish tail

[edit] Distribution

Asia: found from the Himalayan foothills of northern India (Kashmir to Bhutan and southern Assam).

[edit] Taxonomy

This is a monotypic species[1].

[edit] Habitat

Found around the edges of mixed forests.

[edit] Behaviour

[edit] Diet

Their main diet consists of insects.

[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
  2. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved August 2015)
  3. Additional images can be seen in this thread

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