Grauer's warbler

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Grauer's warbler
Grauer's Warbler (Graueria vittata) (15159977611).jpg
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Sylviidae
Genus: Graueria
Hartert, 1908
Species: G. vittata
Binomial name
Graueria vittata
Hartert, 1908

Grauer's warbler (Graueria vittata) is a species of Old World warbler in the Locustellidae family. It is found in Burundi, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, and Uganda.

Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.

The name commemorates the German zoologist Rudolf Grauer who collected natural history specimens in the Belgian Congo.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Graueria vittata". 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. 94.