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Graminicola bengalensis Jerdon, 1863 – Rufous-rumped Grass Babbler

Taxonomic Notes:

This species is listed as Near Threatened in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (https://www.iucnredlist.org/)


Nesting/juveniles:
Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Identification:
Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:

This species is uncommon. It inhabits tall grasslands of the lowlands and swamps with emergent vegetation in the Terai of India (from Uttar Pradesh to the Brahmaputra lowlands), Nepal and Bangladesh (BirdLife International 2018).

Conservation Status:

This species is listed as Near Threatened in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (https://www.iucnredlist.org/)


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 wetland drainage and clearance of grasslands for agriculture (BirdLife International 2018).

References:
BirdLife International 2018. Graminicola bengalensis . The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018: e.T103870362A131741770. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2018-2.RLTS.T103870362A131741770.en. Accessed on 16 February 2020.


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Cite this page along with its URL as:
Bhavanarayeni, R., and A. Bayani. 2020. Graminicola bengalensis Jerdon, 1863 – Rufous-rumped Grass Babbler. Satose, V., A. Bayani, V. Ramachandran, P. Roy, and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Birds of India, v. 2.17. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
http://www.birdsofindia.org/sp/1725/Graminicola-bengalensis
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