Fan-tailed Grassbird

Schoenicola brevirostris - Graminicole à bec court

Graminicole à bec court
♂ adult
Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Locustellidés

  • Genus
    :

    Schoenicola

  • Species
    :

    brevirostris

Descriptor

Sundevall, 1850

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 17 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 14 à 17 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Fan-tailed Grassbird (Schoenicola brevirostris) is a species of bird in the Locustellidae family.

Subspecific information 2 Subspecies

  • Schoenicola brevirostris alexinae (Sierra Leone and Guinea to Ethiopia, Tanzania and Angola)
  • Schoenicola brevirostris brevirostris (Malawi and nw Mozambique to e South Africa)

Foreign names

  • Graminicole à bec court,
  • Yerbera abanico,
  • Felosa-de-cauda-larga,
  • Breitschwanzsänger,
  • rövidcsőrű fűposzáta,
  • Waaierstaartrietzanger,
  • Erbarolo codaventaglio,
  • Afrikansk gräsfågel,
  • Storhalesanger,
  • svrkavec krátkozobý,
  • cistovníkovec malawský,
  • Afrikansk Bredhale,
  • afrikanviuhkakerttunen,
  • Breëstertsanger,
  • camperol cua de ventall,
  • pokrzewik wachlarzowaty,
  • Короткоклювая плоскохвостая камышовка,
  • ウチワセッカ,
  • 扇尾芦莺,
  • 扇尾蘆鶯,

Habitat

Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical High Altitude ; Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical Seasonally Wet/Flooded, Subtropical/Tropical High Altitude ; Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls), Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands, Permanent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha)

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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