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Russet bush warbler

Binomial name: Locustella mandelli, William Edwin Brooks, 1875

The russet bush warbler (Locustella mandelli) is a songbird species. Formerly placed in the "Old World warbler" assemblage, it is now placed in the newly recognized family Locustellidae. B. mandelli was until recently considered a subspecies of B. seebohmi, and the name "russet bush warbler" was applied to the entire species complex. After this was split up, Benguet bush warbler was proposed as a new name for B. seebohmi proper.

The scientific name commemorates the Italian naturalist Louis Mandelli.

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Scientific classification

Locustella mandelli


  • Bradypterus mandelli

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

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Distribution map of Russet bush warbler, Locustella mandelli in Thailand
  • Chiang Dao Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Doi Inthanon National Park
  • Doi Lang
  • Doi Pha Hom Pok National Park
  • Huai Nam Dang National Park
  • Mae Ai District, Chiang Mai
  • Phu Chi Fa Forest Park
  • Umphang Wildlife Sanctuary

Range map of Locustella mandelli in Thailand

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Special thanks to Ton Smits, Parinya Pawangkhanant, Ian Dugdale and many others for their contribution for range data.

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