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Graceful Prinia

(Prinia gracilis)
Alternate name(s): "Graceful Warbler", "Streaked Wren-warbler"
Size: 10-11 cm
Description     Classification     Distribution     Sightings     Photos     Breeding     Nest     Eggs     Behaviour     Food     Call/s

Physical description

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Taxonomy, classification

See Graceful Prinia at Wikipedia .

Range, habitat

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Sightings

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Photos

ADULT

MALE

BREEDING

Frontal view of a male Graceful Prinia in breeding plumage; note the black bill
[Campus of Sultan Qaboos University, near Muscat, January 2010]

Frontal view of a male Graceful Prinia in breeding plumage; note the black bill
[Campus of Sultan Qaboos University, near Muscat, January 2010]

Graceful Prinia looking down at the photographer
[Campus of Sultan Qaboos University, near Muscat, January 2010]

Lateral view of a Graceful Prinia
[Campus of Sultan Qaboos University, near Muscat, January 2010]

Slightly different posture
[Campus of Sultan Qaboos University, near Muscat, January 2010]

NON-BREEDING

Near-frontal view of a Graceful Prinia; note the pale bill
[Campus of Sultan Qaboos University, near Muscat, October 2009]

FEMALE

Frontal view of a (probably female) Graceful Prinia; the sex of this bird was determined by behaviour, rather than outward appearance
[Campus of Sultan Qaboos University, near Muscat, November 2009]

Here a Graceful Prinia seen preening
[Campus of Sultan Qaboos University, near Muscat, November 2009]

Graceful Prinia shaking itself after preening
[Campus of Sultan Qaboos University, near Muscat, November 2009]

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