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Bristled Grassbird Chaetornis striata   - Female with prey
Bristled Grassbird
Photographer : © Vinod Kumar Gupta
Location :Dadri wetland, Uttar Pradesh, India
Date : 11 August 2013
English synonyms:Bristled Grass Warbler, Bristled Grass-Warbler
Bird Family :Megaluridae - Grassbirds
Red Data Status :Vulnerable
Remarks :It is not always realised (or mentioned in field guides) that the less often seen female has a yellow bill in the breeding season.
Taxonomic Notes :Monotypic species endemic to the Indian Subcontinent (Bangladesh, India, S Nepal & NE Pakistan).

Specific name altered following David, N. & Gosselin, M. (2002) Gender agreement of avian species names. Bull. Brit. Orn. Cl. 122: 257-282

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