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Little Grassbird Megalurus gramineus

Described by: Gould (1845)
Alternate common name(s): Little Marshbird, Little Grass-warbler, Striated Marshbird, Striated Reedbird, Marsh Warbler
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


South Africa - Sep, 2001 © Jean-Philippe Paris 
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W. New Guinea, sw. and e. half of Australia, and Tasmania;
Four populations;
(1) Isolated population in w. New Guinea (Wissel Lake area of the w. Snow Mountains).
(2) Sw. Australia (sw. Western Australia from Esperance Bay n. to Carnarvon (Leeton Swamp, Avalon Swamp and Herdsman Lake) and Shark Bay).
(3) E. Australia (cs. Northern Territory, e. South Australia (Flinders Range), Victoria, New South Wales, s. Queensland n. to the Atherton Tablelands (Lake Bindegolly and Sherwood Forest Park near Brisbane) and Australian Capital Territory (Jerrabomberra Wetlands).
(4) Tasmania and islands of Bass Strait.


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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Australian Broadcasting Corporation


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


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