Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Old World Warblers :: Marsh Grassbird

Marsh Grassbird Megalurus pryeri

Described by: Seebohm (1884)
Alternate common name(s): Japanese Grassbird, Japanese Marsh-warbler, Grass-warbler, Marshbird, Marsh-warbler, Japanese Swamp Warbler, Streak-backed Swamp Warbler
Old scientific name(s): Locustella pryeri


Poyang Lake, China - Dec 6, 2008 © Jean-Philippe Paris 
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E. Asia and n. Japan;
High fragemented small populations;
(1) Ne. China (e. Liaoning, and ne. coastal Hopeh, Yangtze and Hopeh Valleys, Zhalong Nature Reserve, Heilongjiang).
(2) Japan (Honshu, Hondo, Hotokenuma Wetlands).
Winters in se. China.


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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Pintails Home (Kim Hyun-Tae)


Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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