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Rufous-fronted Prinia - BirdForum Opus

Photo © by Alok Tewari
Dist. Gurgaon, Haryana, India, Dec.-2015
Prinia buchanani

Identification

12 cm (4¾ in)

  • Long graduated tail

Distribution

Asia: found in thornscrub of India and Pakistan (Indus River plain).

Taxonomy

Photo © by Jugal Tiwari
Kutch, Gujarat, India, February 2008

This is a monotypic species[1].

Habitat

Scrubby plains and forests, semi-desert stoney areas and foothills.

Behaviour

Diet

They glean insects and larvae from leaves and on the ground.

References

  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2017. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2017, with updates to August 2017. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved November 2015)

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