French: Locustelle de Taczanowski German: Taczanowskischwirl Spanish: Zarzalero de Taczanowski
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Transbaikalia, east Russia
E Russia (from Krasnoyarsk E through Transbaikalia to Khabarovsk region) and adjacent N Mongolia, and in NE, C & S parts of China (S to E Qinghai, SW Gansu, Sichuan and Guangxi); non-breeding S & SE Asia.
13 cm; 9·8–12·4 g. A rather nondescript little bush-warbler, variable in plumage tones, but with striking and unmistakable song. Has reasonably clear... read more
Song, typically from hidden perch within thicket or bush, chiefly around dawn and dusk but also... read more
In breeding season, favours grassy upland meadows, as well as open areas in larch (Larix)... read more
Food and feeding
No information on food items, other than insects. Generally solitary. As most members of genus, it keeps well hidden, feeding on or near... read more
Mid-Jun to late Jul in Baikal region, perhaps earlier farther S. Nest placed on ground, very well hidden as material strongly interwoven... read more
Highly migratory. Non-breeding range imperfectly known, as few observations; believed to be... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Rarely seen in the field. Presence on breeding grounds indicated by its remarkable song, but even here this species seems to be not well known, and... read more
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