Species Details

@MSH Sourav (TU Dresden, Germany);

Graceful Prinia Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Prinia gracilis
Family : Cisticolidae
Order : Passeriformes
Class : Aves
Phylum : Chordata
Habitat : Bushes
Description : Graceful Prinia are small birds with long tails. Their upper body has a pale blend of greyish brown with darker streaks at the back and crown. Its underside is pale grey or brown. The graceful prinia is an active passerine bird that is commonly encountered in habitats characterized by shrubs or tall grass, often accompanied by thick undergrowth or the presence of tamarisks. This species exhibits its elegance while constructing nests within bushes or grass, where it carefully lays a clutch of 3 to 5 eggs.
Distribution in Bangladesh
description written by:Zarin Tasnim,Department of Zoology, University of Dhaka;information source: Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh, Vol-26, iucnredlist.org;Photo credit and copyright:MSH Sourav (TU Dresden, Germany);taxonomic checklist:P. M. Thompson and S. U. Chowdhury (2020). A checklist of birds of Bangladesh.Birds Bangladesh;bird song owner:Frank Lambert(www.xeno-canto.org/Frank Lambert), bird sound copyright reserved according to www.xeno-canto.org rules; more information, please contact us.