Middendorff's grasshopper warbler

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Middendorff's grasshopper warbler
Locustella ochotensis 1876.jpg
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Locustellidae
Genus: Locustella
Species: L. ochotensis
Binomial name
Locustella ochotensis
Middendorff, 1853

The Middendorff's grasshopper warbler (Locustella ochotensis) is a species of Old World warbler in the Locustellidae family. It is found in Brunei, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, South Korea, Malaysia, the Philippines, Russia, Taiwan, and the United States.

The common name commemorates Alexander Theodor von Middendorff (1815–1894), a German–Russian naturalist who traveled extensively in Siberia.[2]


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Locustella ochotensis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  2. ^ Beolens, Bo; Watkins, Michael (2003). Whose Bird? Men and Women Commemorated in the Common Names of Birds. London: Christopher Helm. p. 234.