Chaetornis striata (Jerdon, 1841) - Bristled Grassbird

Subspecies in India

This is also known as the Bristled Grass Warbler.
 
 

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Chaetornis striata - Bristled Grassbird



This rare nomadic species is also known as Bristled Grass Warbler. It inhabits inland wetlands and grasslands of India (mainly Gujarat, Uttarakhand, Andhra Pradesh, Haryana, Kerala, Arunachal Pradesh, and Maharashtra), Pakistan, Nepal, and Bangladesh (BirdLife International 2017). 
 

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According to the IUCN Red List Assessment, the population of this species is declining, with the current population estimate of 2,500-9,999 individuals. The threat to its persistence comes from habitat disturbance due to large-scale agriculture and other human encroachments (BirdLife International 2001).
 
StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga1
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total1
BirdLife International 2017. Chaetornis striata (amended version of 2016 assessment). The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2017: e.T22715559A111102835. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2017-1.RLTS.T22715559A111102835.en. Accessed on 10 February 2020.
 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Chaetornis striata (Jerdon, 1841) – Bristled Grassbird. In Satose, V., A. Bayani, V. Ramachandran, P. Roy, and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 2.17. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://www.birdsofindia.org/chaetornis-striata, accessed 2024/06/25.