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Species of Thailand

Baikal bush warbler

Locustella davidi

John David Digues La Touche, 1923

In Thai: นกกระจ้อยอกเทา

The Baikal bush warbler, Baikal grasshopper-warbler or David's bush warbler (Locustella davidi) is a migratory species of Old World warbler in the family Locustellidae.

It breeds from the southern part of the Russian Far East (including the Lake Baikal region) to northeast China (southern Heilungkiang south to southern Hopeh) and North Korea. It winters from southern China south to northern Thailand.

Its breeding habitat is taiga forests, especially in clearings or at streams.

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Category / Seasonal Status

Wiki listed status (concerning Thai population): Winter visitor

BCST Category: Recorded in an apparently wild state within the last 50 years

BCST Seasonal status: Non-breeding visitor

Scientific classification

Locustella davidi

Common names

  • Thai: นกกระจ้อยอกเทา


  • Bradypterus davidi

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)


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Baikal bush warbler

Range Map

Distribution map of Baikal bush warbler, Locustella davidi in Thailand
  • Bangkok Province
  • Bueng Boraped Non-Hunting Area
  • Chae Son National Park
  • Chatturat District, Chaiyaphum
  • Chiang Dao Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Chiang Khong District, Chiang Rai
  • Chiang Saen District, Chiang Rai
  • Doi Lo District, Chiang Mai
  • Doi Pha Hom Pok National Park
  • Doi Suthep - Pui National Park
  • Fang District, Chiang Mai
  • Kaeng Khro District, Chaiyaphum
  • Kaeng Krachan District, Phetchaburi
  • Kaeng Krachan National Park
  • Khao Sam Roi Yot National Park
  • Khao Yai National Park
  • Khun Tan District, Chiang Rai
  • Lam Nam Kok National Park
  • Mae Ai District, Chiang Mai
  • Mae Taeng District, Chiang Mai
  • Mae Wong National Park
  • Mueang Chaiyaphum District, Chaiyaphum
  • Mueang Chiang Mai District, Chiang Mai
  • Mueang Lamphun District, Lamphun
  • Mueang Samut Sakhon District, Samut Sakhon
  • Nong Bong Khai Non-Hunting Area
  • Pang Sila Thong District, Kamphaeng Phet
  • Phu Hin Rong Kla National Park
  • Phu Suan Sai National Park
  • Samut Prakan Province
  • San Sai District, Chiang Mai
  • Thanyaburi District, Pathum Thani
  • Wiang Kaen District, Chiang Rai
Range map of Locustella davidi in Thailand