Short-tailed grasswren

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Short-tailed grasswren
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Maluridae
Genus: Amytornis
Species: A. merrotsyi
Binomial name
Amytornis merrotsyi
Mellor, 1913

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The short-tailed grasswren (Amytornis merrotsyi) is a species of bird in the Maluridae family. It is endemic to Australia. Its natural habitats are temperate shrubland and rocky areas.


Two subspecies are recognized:[2]