Common Grasshopper Warbler

Locustella naevia - Locustelle tachetée

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Locustellidés

  • Genus
    :

    Locustella

  • Species
    :

    naevia

Descriptor

Boddaert, 1783

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 13 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 19 à 20 cm.
  • Weight
    : 11 à 15 g
Longevity

5 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Common Grasshopper Warbler (Locustella naevia) is a species of bird in the Locustellidae family.

Subspecific information 3 Subspecies

  • Locustella naevia naevia (Europe to w European Russia and Ukraine)
  • Locustella naevia straminea (e European Russia to sw, sc Siberia, e Kazakhstan, w Mongolia and nw China)
  • Locustella naevia obscurior (e Turkey and the Caucasus)

Foreign names

  • Locustelle tachetée,
  • Buscarla pintoja,
  • Cigarrinha-malhada,
  • Feldschwirl,
  • Réti tücsökmadár,
  • Sprinkhaanzanger,
  • Forapaglie macchiettato,
  • Gräshoppssångare,
  • Gresshoppesanger,
  • svrčiak zelenkavý,
  • cvrčilka zelená,
  • Græshoppesanger,
  • pensassirkkalintu,
  • boscaler pintat gros,
  • Engisöngvari,
  • świerszczak (zwyczajny),
  • kārklu ķauķis, cirsis,
  • kobiličar,
  • Обыкновенный сверчок,
  • ヤチセンニュウ,
  • 黑斑蝗莺,
  • 黑斑蝗鶯,

Voice song and cries

Locustelle tachetée
adult

Habitat

Shrubland : Temperate, Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Grassland : Temperate, Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Wetlands (inland) : Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands, Permanent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha) ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Pastureland

Geographic range

Illustration

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