- Megalurus palustris
22â€“28 cm (8Â¾-11 in)
Photo © by martinuk
Yay Aye Kan, near Kalaw, Shan State, Myanmar
, February 2011
Asia: found in China, Tibet, Nepal
South Asia: Pakistan, India, Eastern and Western Himalayas, Bangladesh
Southeast Asia: Indochina, Myanmar, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, Malaysia, Borneo, Brunei, Philippines, Indonesia, Greater Sundas, Sumatra, Java, Lesser Sundas, Bali
There are 3 subspecies:
- Philippines (Luzon, Mindoro, Panay, Samar and Mindanao)
Marshland and wet grassland with reeds and mace.
Their main diet consists of invertebrates such as spiders and many other insects and their larva.
- Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2018. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2018. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
- Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved March 2019)
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