Styan's grasshopper warbler

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Styan's grasshopper warbler
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Locustellidae
Genus: Helopsaltes
Species:
H. pleskei
Binomial name
Helopsaltes pleskei
Synonyms

Locustella pleskei

Styan's grasshopper warbler (Helopsaltes pleskei), also known as Pleske's grasshopper warbler and Taczanowski's warbler, is a species of Old World warbler in the family Locustellidae. It breeds in East Siberia to Korea, Kyushu and Izu Islands; wintering in South China.Its natural habitats are temperate shrubland, subtropical or tropical dry shrubland, and swamps. It is threatened by habitat loss. The name is after the naturalist and collector, Frederick William Styan.

References[edit]

  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Locustella pleskei". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2012. Retrieved 26 November 2013.