Moustached Grass Warbler

Melocichla mentalis - Mélocichle à moustaches

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Macrosphenidés

  • Genus
    :

    Melocichla

  • Species
    :

    mentalis

Descriptor

Fraser, 1843

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 20 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 29 à 40 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Moustached Grass Warbler (Melocichla mentalis) is a species of bird in the Macrosphenidae family.

Subspecific information 4 Subspecies

  • Melocichla mentalis mentalis (Senegal and Gambia to Liberia east to n, s DRCongo and south to nw Zambia and c Angola)
  • Melocichla mentalis amauroura (s Sudan and sw Ethiopia to se Kenya, w, n Tanzania, c Zambia and e DRCongo)
  • Melocichla mentalis orientalis (e Tanzania to e Zimbabwe and c Mozambique)
  • Melocichla mentalis luangwae (e Zambia)

Foreign names

  • Mélocichle à moustaches,
  • Yerbera bigotuda,
  • Felosa-de-bigodes,
  • Bartgrassänger,
  • bajszos fűposzáta,
  • Baardgrasvogel,
  • Erbarolo dai mustacchi,
  • Skäggsångare,
  • Skjeggsanger,
  • lužnica potočná,
  • cetie velká,
  • Skæggræssanger,
  • bulbulikerttu,
  • Breëstertgrasvoël,
  • camperol mostatxut,
  • młacznik,
  • Усатая большехвостая славка,
  • ヒゲクサムシクイ,
  • 须薮莺,
  • 髭草鶯,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Savanna : Dry ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Moist

Geographic range

Illustration

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