Chinese grassbird

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Chinese grassbird
Not recognized (IUCN 3.1)[1]
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Pellorneidae
Genus: Graminicola
Species: G. striatus
Binomial name
Graminicola striatus
Styan, 1892

The Chinese grassbird (Graminicola striatus) is a bird species in the Pellorneidae family. It was formerly placed in the Old World warbler family Sylviidae and the babbler family Timaliidae.

Distribution and habitat[edit]

It occurs in tall emergent vegetation in or bordering freshwater swamps or along banks of rivers in the lowlands of south-eastern China, Bangladesh, south-eastern Myanmar, south-central Thailand, Cambodia, north-eastern Vietnam, and Hainan Island. It is threatened by habitat loss.[2]


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2016). "Graminicola striatus". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2016: e.T103870381A104200555. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T103870381A104200555.en. Retrieved 13 January 2018. 
  2. ^ BirdLife International (2008) Graminicola bengalensis. In: IUCN 2010. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2010.1.
  • Collar, N. J., Robson, C. (2007) Family Timaliidae (Babblers) pp. 70 – 291 In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Christie, D.A. (eds.) Handbook of the Birds of the World, Vol. 12: Picathartes to Tits and Chickadees. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.