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Grey-crowned Prinia Prinia cinereocapilla   - Adult in breeding plumage
Grey-crowned Prinia
Photographer : © Padmanav Kundu
Location :Nalini, near Nainital, Uttarakhand, India
Date : 14 March 2016
English synonyms:Gray crowned Prinia, Gray-capped Prinia, Gray-crowned Prinia, Grey crowned Prinia, Grey-capped Prinia, Hodgson's Long-tailed Warbler, Hodgson's Prinia, Hodgson's Wren Warbler, Hodgson's Wren-Warbler
Bird Family :Cisticolidae - Cisticolas, Prinias & Scrub Warblers
Red Data Status :Vulnerable
Remarks :The habitat along the road in Nalini is a classic habitat for the bird short Lantana bushes which are filled with seeds, an ideal fodder for the bird.

There were three individuals in the area, and each was seen hopping in the bushes a very restive bird difficult to photograph. - PK

Taxonomic Notes :Species endemic to the Indian Subcontinent (Bhutan, India, Nepal & Pakistan).
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