Swamp Grass-babbler, Swamp Prinia

Swamp Grass-babbler, Swamp Prinia by AFC

Laticilla cinerascens by Linda Sutton
(8 in. x 8 in. | transparent watercolor | ID#3908)

Family: PELLORNEIDAE | Conservation Status: Endangered | Population Trend: decreasing

Artist Statement

Loss of habitat in a limited range in the flood plains of NE India makes this relatively large, long tailed Prinia very rare. On the south bank of the Dibru river an undisturbed grassland was restored for them after being burned for agriculture, but the species did not return.

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