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Spotted Bush Warbler Locustella thoracica  
Spotted Bush Warbler
Photographer : © Raj Kamal Phukan
Location :Maguri Beel, Tinsukia District, Assam, India
Date : 17 March 2016
English synonyms:Spotted Bush-Warbler
Bird Family :Acrocephalinae - Tesias, Stubtails, Warblers & Tailorbirds
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :
Taxonomic Notes :Now treated as three separate species:
Locustella thoracica (Blyth, 1845), monotypic
Locustella kashmirensis (Sushkin, 1925), monotypic
Locustella davidi, with subspecies davidi (La Touche, 1923) and suschkini (Stegmann, 1929). The validity of suschkini requires further study.
Round, P. D. & Loskot, V. (1995) A reappraisal of the taxonomy of the Spotted Bush-warbler Bradypterus thoracicus. Forktail 10: 159-172.
Alström, P, Rasmussen, P.C., Olsson, U., & Sundberg, P. (2008) Species delimitation based on multiple criteria: the Spotted Bush Warbler Bradypterus thoracicus complex (Aves, Megaluridae). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 154: 291–307.
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