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Rufous-vented Prinia Prinia burnesii burnesii   - Adult
Rufous-vented Prinia
Photographer : © Subharanjan Sen
Location :Harike Wildlife Sanctuary, Punjab, India
Date : 3 November 2012
English synonyms:Long-tailed Grass Warbler, Long-tailed Prinia, Western Longtailed Grass Warbler (burnesii), Western Long-tailed Prinia (burnesii), Assam Prinia (cinerascens), Eastern Long-tailed Prinia (cinerascens), Swamp Prinia (cinerascens)
Bird Family :Cisticolidae - Cisticolas, prinias, scrub warblers & allies
Red Data Status :Near Threatened
Remarks :
Taxonomic Notes :Species endemic to the Indian Subcontinent (Bangladesh, India & Pakistan). P.b.cinerascens considered a separate species under the name Swamp Prinia (Prinia cinerascens) by some authors.
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