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Graceful Prinia Prinia gracilis

Described by: Lichtenstein, M. H. C. (1823)
Alternate common name(s): Stripe-backed Prinia, Streaked Prinia, Graceful Warbler
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Ma’agan Mikhael, Israel - Mar 19, 2001 © Alain Fossé  Ma’agan Mikhael, Israel - Mar 19, 2001 © Alain Fossé  United Arab Emirates - Jan, 1997 © Giuliano Gerra and Silvio Sommazzi  Kutch, Gujarat, India - Feb, 2008 © Jugal Tiwari  Pune, Maharashtra, India - Feb, 2007 © Rajneesh Suvarna 
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Turkey to ne. Africa and e. to ne. India;
Fragmented distribution;
(1) Coastal s. Turkey.
(2) Syria, Israel s. to Sinai.
(3) Egypt (Nile Delta) and coastal Israel.
(4) Egypt (Natrun).
(5) S. Egypt to c. Sudan.
(6) Red Sea coast of Eritrea, Djibouti, and e. Ethiopia to s. Somalia.
(7) S. Arabia.
(8) E. Saudi Arabia and Bahrein.
(9) Coastal Oman.
(10) Iraq and sw. Iran possibly extending into ne. Syria.
(11) Se. Iran, sw. Afghanistan, n. and c. Pakistan to n. India.
(12) Se. Nepal to ne. India s. to Gujarat and the Ganges River Valley and the lower Brahmaputra Valley and Bangladesh.


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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Frans van der Veen


Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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