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Grey-crowned Prinia Prinia cinereocapilla   - Adult in breeding plumage
Grey-crowned Prinia
Photographer : © Padmanav Kundu
Location :Nalini, near Nainital, Uttarakhand, India
Date : 14 March 2016
English synonyms:Gray crowned Prinia, Gray-capped Prinia, Gray-crowned Prinia, Grey crowned Prinia, Grey-capped Prinia, Hodgson's Long-tailed Warbler, Hodgson's Prinia, Hodgson's Wren Warbler, Hodgson's Wren-Warbler
Bird Family :Cisticolidae - Cisticolas, Prinias & Scrub Warblers
Red Data Status :Vulnerable
Remarks :The habitat along the road in Nalini is a classic habitat for the bird – short Lantana bushes which are filled with seeds, an ideal fodder for the bird.

There were three individuals in the area, and each was seen hopping in the bushes – a very restive bird difficult to photograph. - PK

Taxonomic Notes :Species endemic to the Indian Subcontinent (Bhutan, India, Nepal & Pakistan).
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