Oriental Bird Images

Indian Grassbird Graminicola bengalensis   - Adult carrying nesting material
Indian Grassbird
Photographer : © Vikram Tiwari
Location :Shuklaphanta National Park, Far-Western Region, Nepal
Date : 31 May 2018
English synonyms:Rufous-rumped Grassbird, Large Grass Warbler, Rufous-rumped Grass-Warbler, Rufous-rumped Grass Babbler, Indian Grass Babbler, Indian Grassbabbler, Indian Grass-babbler
Bird Family :Megaluridae - Grassbirds
Red Data Status :Near Threatened
Remarks :
Taxonomic Notes :Monotypic species endemic to the Indian Subcontinent (Bangladesh, India and Nepal).

Rufous-rumped Grassbird Graminicola bengalensis has been split into Indian Grassbird Graminicola bengalensis and Chinese Grassbird Graminicola striatus (including sinicus) following Leader, P. J., Carey, G. J., Olsson, U., Baral, H. S. & Alström, P. (2010) The taxonomic status of Rufous-rumped Grassbird Graminicola bengalensis, with comments on its distribution and status. Forktail 26: 121-126.