Gray's grasshopper warbler
|Gray's grasshopper warbler|
(G. R. Gray, 1861)
Gray's grasshopper warbler (Locustella fasciolata), also known as Gray's warbler, is a species of grass warbler in the family Locustellidae; it was formerly included in the "Old World warbler" assemblage.
The Sakhalin grasshopper warbler was formerly considered conspecific.
Distribution and habitat
This is the largest of all the Locustella warblers, approaching the size of the great reed warbler. The adult has an unstreaked olive-brown back, uniformly grey breast and buff underparts, with unmottled dull orange under tail-coverts.
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