Middendorff's grasshopper warbler
|Middendorff's grasshopper warbler|
The Middendorff's grasshopper warbler (Locustella ochotensis) is a species of Old World warbler in the family Locustellidae. It is found in Brunei, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, South Korea, Malaysia, the Philippines, Russia, Taiwan, and the United States.
15.5 cm length. Crown, nape, lores, eye-stripe greyish brown. Mantle browner and more olive. Supercilium pale creamy extending to ear coverts. Rump and uppertail coverts more yellowish or rufous brown. Graduated, white-tipped tail may appear rounded. Voice: Song; high-pitched, spaced 'chit, chit', precedes trilled 'trrrrrrrr-schoy-schoy-schoy', call; 'tluk, tluk,....' also a short song flight. Habitat: Forests near water and scrubwoods.
- BirdLife International (2012). "Locustella ochotensis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.
- Beolens, Bo; Watkins, Michael (2003). Whose Bird? Men and Women Commemorated in the Common Names of Birds. London: Christopher Helm. p. 234.
- A Field Guide to the Birds of Korea (2005). ISBN 89-951415-3-0
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