Species of Thailand
Chinese grass babbler
Graminicola striatus, Frederick William Styan, 1892
(In Thai: นกพงหญ้า)
The Chinese grassbird (Graminicola striatus) is a bird species in the family Pellorneidae. 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 southeastern China, Bangladesh, southeastern Myanmar, south-central Thailand, Cambodia, northeastern Vietnam, and Hainan Island. It is threatened by habitat loss.
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Category / Seasonal Status
Wiki listed status (concerning Thai population): Extirpated
- Not recorded in wild in last 50 years
- Previously published records questionable owing to possibility of mistaken identification
BCST Seasonal status: Resident or presumed resident
This species is extirpared in Thailand.
- Graminicola striatus
- Thai: นกพงหญ้า
Near Threatened (BirdLife)