|Indian Grassbird Graminicola bengalensis
- Adult carrying nesting material|
|Photographer :|| © Vikram Tiwari |
|Location :||Shuklaphanta National Park, Far-Western Region, Nepal|
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 |
|Bird Group :||PASSERIFORMES |
|Red Data Status :||Near Threatened|
|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.