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Species of Thailand

Chinese grassbird

Binomial name: Graminicola striatus, Frederick William Styan, 1892

The Chinese grassbird (Graminicola striatus) is a bird species in the Pellorneidae family. It was formerly placed in the Old World warbler family Sylviidae and the babbler family Timaliidae.

Distribution and habitat

It occurs in tall emergent vegetation in or bordering freshwater swamps or along banks of rivers in the lowlands of south-eastern China, Bangladesh, south-eastern Myanmar, south-central Thailand, Cambodia, north-eastern Vietnam, and Hainan Island. It is threatened by habitat loss.

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Site notes

This species is extirpared in Thailand.

Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Aves
Order
Passeriformes
Family
Pellorneidae
Genus
Graminicola
Species
Graminicola striatus

Conservation status

Vulnerable (IUCN3.1)

Vulnerable (IUCN3.1)

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